PARTIALISM

noun. a form of paraphilia wherein a individual attains carnal gratification from contact with a body part of the carnal partner varied from the commonplace erotic areas like genitalia, lips, and breasts. Partialism is differentiated from fetishism wherein an item, like a shoe, substitutes the carnal partner.

PARTIALISM: "Partialism is often intertwined with fetishism."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PARTIALISM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/partialism/ (accessed June 14, 2019).
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