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The deriving of sexual gratification from fantasies or acts involving animals.
zo′o·phile′ (-fīl′) n.
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(Psychology) a morbid condition in which a person has a sexual attraction to animals; bestiality
a desire for sexual activity with animals. — zoophilist, n. — zoophilic, zoophilous, adj.See also: Sex
a love of animals. — zoophile, n.See also: Animals
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