Nocturnal clitoral tumescence

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Nocturnal clitoral tumescence (NCT) is a spontaneous swelling of the clitoris during sleep or when waking up. Similar to the process in males, nocturnal penile tumescence, females experience clitoris tumescence or engorgement of the vagina mainly during REM sleep phase.[1]

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  1. ^ Robert Michels (1985). Robert Michels, ed. Psychiatry. 1. Lippincott. p. 139. ISBN 9780397506866. Retrieved 2013-10-14.