Sexual attraction toward another person. [allo- + G. eros, love]

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al·lo·er·o·tism .al-ō-'er-ə-.tiz-əm also al·lo·erot·i·cism -i-'rät-ə-.siz-əm n sexual feeling or activity directed toward another person called also heteroerotism compare AUTOEROTISM
al·lo·erot·ic -i-'rät-ik adj

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  • alloerotism — al·lo·er·o·tism …   English syllables

  • alloerotism — /æloʊˈɛrətɪzəm/ (say aloh eruhtizuhm) noun sexual love in relation to another person (opposed to autoerotism). Also, alloeroticism /ˌæloʊəˈrɒtəsɪzəm/ (say .alohuh rotuhsizuhm) …   Australian English dictionary

  • alloerotism — …   Useful english dictionary

  • autoerotism — SYN: autoeroticism. [auto + G. erotikos, relating to love] * * * au·to·er·o·tism .ȯt ō er ə .tiz əm or au·to·erot·i·cism i rät ə .siz əm n 1) sexual gratification obtained solely through stimulation by oneself of one s own body compare… …   Medical dictionary

  • heteroerotism — het·ero·er·o·tism .het ər ō er ə .tiz əm n ALLOEROTISM het·ero·erot·ic i rät ik adj …   Medical dictionary

  • alloerotic — |alō ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: all + erotic : of or relating to alloerotism alloerotic impulses …   Useful english dictionary

  • heteroerotism — “+ noun Etymology: heter + erotism : alloerotism …   Useful english dictionary

  • alloeroticism — noun see alloerotism …   Useful english dictionary

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