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autoerotic asphyxia

noun
1.
asphyxia caused by intentionally strangling oneself while masturbating in order to intensify the orgasm through reduced oxygen flow to the brain.
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Contemporary definitions for auto-erotic asphyxiation
noun

the practice of self-strangulation while masturbating, which purportedly increases pleasure due to decrease of oxygen going to the brain; also written autoerotic asphyxiation , also called autoerotic asphyxia

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