- pathological attraction to dead bodies.
- pathological fascination with death.
Etymology: Ancient Greek (term, sc=polytonic, , tr=nékros, , corpse, dead) + (term, sc=polytonic, , tr=philía, , affection).
- Dutch: necrofilie
- French: nécrophilie
- German: Nekrophilie
- Italian: necrofilia
- Spanish: necrofilia
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