satyriasis

noun
sa·​ty·​ri·​a·​sis | \ ˌsā-tə-ˈrī-ə-səs How to pronounce satyriasis (audio) , ˌsa- \

Definition of satyriasis

: excessive or abnormal sexual craving in the male

First Known Use of satyriasis

1629, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for satyriasis

Late Latin, from Greek, from satyros

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“Satyriasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/satyriasis. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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satyriasis

noun
sa·​ty·​ri·​a·​sis | \ ˌsāt-ə-ˈrī-ə-səs How to pronounce satyriasis (audio) , ˌsat- How to pronounce satyriasis (audio) \
plural satyriases\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce satyriasis (audio) \

Medical Definition of satyriasis

: excessive or abnormal sexual desire in the male — compare nymphomania

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