psychosexual

Pertaining to the relationships among the emotional, mental physiologic, and behavioral components of sex or sexual development.

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psy·cho·sex·u·al .sī-kō-'seksh-(ə-)wəl, -'sek-shəl adj
1) of or relating to the mental, emotional, and behavioral aspects of sexual development
2) of or relating to mental or emotional attitudes concerning sexual activity
3) of or relating to the psychophysiology of sex
psy·cho·sex·u·al·ly adv

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psy·cho·sex·u·al (si″ko-sekґshoo-əl) pertaining to the mental or emotional aspects of sex or sexuality.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • psychosexual — adjective Of or relating to the psychological aspect or aspects of sexuality. Frank Rich, [ …   Wiktionary

  • psychosexual — adj. pertaining to the role of psychological factors on sexuality; pertaining to the physiological psychology of sexuality; pertaining to attitudes and feelings associated with sex …   English contemporary dictionary

  • psychosexual — adjective of or involving the psychological aspects of the sexual impulse. Derivatives psychosexually adverb …   English new terms dictionary

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  • psychosexual — adj. of or involving the psychological aspects of the sexual impulse. Derivatives: psychosexually adv …   Useful english dictionary

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