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self–stimulation

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noun self–stim·u·la·tion \ˈself-ˌstim-yə-ˈlā-shən\

Medical Definition of self–stimulation

  1. :  stimulation of oneself as a result of one's own activity or behavior electrical self–stimulation of the brain in rats; especially :  masturbation

self–stimulatory

\ˈself-ˈstim-yə-lə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr-\play adjective

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