Definition of Self-stimulation
1. Noun. Manual stimulation of your own genital organ for sexual pleasure.
Medical Definition of Self-stimulation
1. A technique for electrical stimulation of peripheral nerves, spinal cord, or brain by the patient himself to relieve pain.
2. Central stimulation, usually electrical, of the brain, which is administered by the animal's pressing a bar or switch; the stimulation may result in negative or positive reinforcement.
(12 Dec 1998)
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