ZOOPHILIA

noun. a paraphilia wherein animals are recurrently favored or solely utilized to reach carnal arousal and satisfaction. The animal, that is generally a household pet or farm animal, is either utilized as the object of sex or is conditioned to lick or rub the human partner, called a zoophile. The most typically utilized animals are sheep and pigs, in rural settings.

ZOOPHILIA: "Zoophilia is sometimes referenced as zoophilism."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ZOOPHILIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/zoophilia/ (accessed October 20, 2018).
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