acrotomophilia


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a·crot·o·mo·phil·i·a

 (ə-krŏt′ə-mō-fĭl′ē-ə, -fēl′yə)
n.
The deriving of sexual gratification from fantasies or acts involving an amputee.

[Greek akrotomos, cut off, sawed off (from akros, at the farthest end, extreme; see acro- + tomos, a cutting; see tome) + -philia.]
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Tom is suffering from acrotomophilia, "which means I am aroused by the sight of, or in the company of amputees or other severely disabled people." Then, just to be clear about this, he goes on: "Especially, of course, disabled women."