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Pronunciation: an′af-rō-diz′ē-ak


  1. Relating to anaphrodisia.
  2. Repressing or destroying sexual desire.
  3. An agent that lessens or eliminates sexual desire.

Synonym(s): antaphrodisiac, antaphroditic1

[G. an- priv. + aphrodisia, sexual pleasure]

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