- * * *Erotic attraction, predisposition, or activity, including sexual congress between persons of the opposite sex.
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* * *n.the pattern of sexuality in which sexual behaviour and thinking are directed towards people of the opposite sex. It includes both normal and deviant forms of sexual activity.• heterosexual adj. n.
* * *het·ero·sex·u·al·i·ty (het″ər-o-sek″shoo-alґĭ-te) [hetero- + sexuality] sexual orientation to or activity with those of the opposite sex, as distinguished from homosexuality.
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