necrophilic
adjective see necrophilia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • necrophilic — nec·ro·phil·ic fil ik adj NECROPHILIAC * * * nec·ro·phil·ic (nek″ro filґik) 1. pertaining to or characterized by necrophilia. 2. showing preference for dead tissue, as necrophilic bacteria …   Medical dictionary

  • necrophilic — I. lik adjective Etymology: necr + philic : of, relating to, or marked by necrophilia II. noun ( s) : necrophile * * * necrophiliac / filˈi ak/ or …   Useful english dictionary

  • necrophilic — See necrophiliac. * * * …   Universalium

  • necrophilic — adjective of or relating to necrophilia …   Wiktionary

  • necrophilic — adj. of necrophilia, pertaining to the erotic attraction to dead bodies …   English contemporary dictionary

  • necrophilic — nec·ro·phil·ic …   English syllables

  • Necrophilia in popular culture — Necrophilia has been a frequent topic in popular culture. Contents 1 Necrophilia in fiction 2 Necrophilia in film and television 3 Necrophilia in music 4 Reference …   Wikipedia

  • Necrophilia — A depiction of necrophilia in Franz Fiedler s series Narre Tod, Mein Spielgesell (1921) Necrophilia, also called thanatophilia or necrolagnia, is the sexual attraction to corpses. It is classified as a paraphilia by the Diagnostic and Statistical …   Wikipedia

  • ne|croph|i|lous — «neh KROF uh luhs», adjective. = necrophilic. (Cf. ↑necrophilic) …   Useful english dictionary

  • necrophilia — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1892 obsession with and usually erotic interest in or stimulation by corpses • necrophiliac adjective or noun • necrophilic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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