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Definition of Orgasm

Orgasm: A series of muscle contractions in the genital region that is accompanied by sudden release of endorphins. Orgasm normally accompanies male ejaculation as a result of sexual stimulation, and it also occurs in females as a result of sexual stimulation.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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