infantile sexuality

noun

Medical Definition of infantile sexuality

: needs and strivings in infancy and early childhood that exist according to psychoanalytic theory for libidinal gratification : pregenital eroticism

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“Infantile sexuality.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/infantile%20sexuality. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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