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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: an′ōr-gaz′mē, -gaz′mē-ă


Failure to experience an orgasm; may be biogenic, secondary to a physical disorder or medication (SSRIs or possibly some psychotropics) or drug of abuse, or psychogenic, secondary to psychological or situational factors, or have a multifactorial cause.

[G. an- priv. + orgasm + -ia]

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