Pronunciation: nek′rō-fil′ē-ă, nĕ-krof′i-lizm
1. A morbid fondness for being in the presence of dead bodies.
2. The impulse to have sexual contact, or the act of such contact, with a dead body, usually of men with female corpses.
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