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zoophilia

n. a paraphilia in which nonhuman animals are repeatedly preferred or exclusively used to achieve sexual excitement and gratification. An animal, usually a household pet or farm animal, is either used as the object of intercourse or is trained to lick or rub the human partner, referred to as a zoophile. The most commonly used animals in rural settings are pigs and sheep. Also called zoophilism. See also bestiality.

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CF

CF

1. abbreviation for characteristic frequency. See tuning curve.

2. abbreviation for cumulative frequency.