zoophilia


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zo·o·phil·i·a

 (zō′ə-fĭl′ē-ə)
n.
The deriving of sexual gratification from fantasies or acts involving animals.

zo′o·phile′ (-fīl′) n.

zoophilia

(ˌzəʊəˈfɪlɪə)
n
(Psychology) a morbid condition in which a person has a sexual attraction to animals; bestiality

zoophilia

a desire for sexual activity with animals. — zoophilist, n. — zoophilic, zoophilous, adj.
See also: Sex
a love of animals. — zoophile, n.
See also: Animals
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zoophilia - a sexual attraction to animals
paraphilia - abnormal sexual activity
Translations
zoofilia

zoophilia

n zoofilia
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Zoophilia would fall into this category, as would other potentially criminal acts.
Although Mengele's subjects," Diane Ackerman writes in The Zookeeper's Wife, "could be operated on without any painkillers at all, a remarkable example of Nazi zoophilia is that a leading biologist was once punished for neglecting to give worms enough anesthesia during an experiment.
However, aspects such as zoophilia or pedophilia may raise ethical issues and block our perception of the Japanese as merely open-minded instead of depraved.
Examples include, but are not limited to, telephone scatologia (obscene phone calls), necrophilia (corpses), partialism (exclusive focus on parts of the body), zoophilia (animals), coprophilia (feces), klismaphilia (enemas), and urophilia (urine)" (American Psychiatric Association, 1994, p.
The device is locked for viewing and distribution child pornography, zoophilia and other perversions.
This category is included in order to code paraphilias that do not meet the full criteria for any of the specific categories; they include, but are not limited to, telephone scatologia (obscene phone calls), necrophilia (corpses), partialism (exclusive focus on one part of the body), zoophilia (animals), coprophilia (feces), klismaphilia (enemas), and urophilia (urine) (ICD-10: f65.
18) The watercolors of her Negress Notes Series feature extreme images of sadomasochistic black slave/white master sex, pedophilia, zoophilia, abuse, defecation, menstruation, and ejaculation, all displayed in the context of great power inequality (2003, 23-35).
Like other critics, I link the reticence and indirect language of "A Passion in the Desert" to beliefs, ideas and motives that extend beyond Balzac's supposed goal of keeping a story about zoophilia within acceptable limits.
74) Along with Pasiphae, the figure of Medea represents an ungovernable, unspeakable 'second nature' for her in Seneca's play; one mother's murderous rage complementing the other's perverse desire in a rhetorical and psychic continuum linking Cretan and Colchian, zoophilia and infanticide.
The middle three essays focus on literary texts analyzed in light of Derrida's philosophical arguments about animality: zoophilia and autobiography in the novels of Countess of Segur; the figure of the pet and critique of humanism in Kafka's "The Cares of a Family-man;" and animal sacrifice in J.