a state of arousal caused by sexual contact or stimulation where impulses are sent through the central nervous system to the sacral area of the spinal cord. Read about sexual response cycle.

SEXUAL AROUSAL: "In sexual arousal the nerve impulse release sex hormones and dilate arteries in the genital areas."
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