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Or: asphyxiaphilia , a paraphilia in which sexuoerotic arousal and orgasm are dependent on or facilitated by the lack of oxygen produced by self-strangulation or from being strangulated or asphyxiated by a sexual partner , up to, but not including, the loss of consciousness. Asphyxiophilia is a paraphilia of the sacrificial/expiatory type.
Etymology: From the Greek asphyxia , no pulse, and philia , attachment .
Synonyms: erotic-self-strangulation ; hypoxyphilia ; strangulation-fetish .
See also: autoerotic-death ; autoerotic srangulation; rasper ; scarfing ; sexual-asphyxia .
See Also: asphyxiaphilia, asphyxiophilia, atypical paraphilia, autoerotic death, automasochism, autosadism, erotic self-strangulation, strangulation fetish

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