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[Gr. algos, pain + lagneia, lust]
Sexual satisfaction derived by experiencing pain or by inflicting pain on others.
algolagniac (al″gō-lag′nē-ak″), n.
algolagnist (al″gō-lag′nist), n.
algolagnic (al″gō-lag′nik), adj.

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