sex drive

January 2009
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2109
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A definition of the term "sex drive," which refers to the psychological and physiological motivation for behavior associated with procreation and erotic pleasure, is presented.


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