satyriasis

noun sa·ty·ri·a·sis \ ˌsā-tə-ˈrī-ə-səs , ˌsa- \

Definition of satyriasis

: excessive or abnormal sexual craving in the male

Origin and Etymology of satyriasis

Late Latin, from Greek, from satyros


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satyriasis

noun sa·ty·ri·a·sis \ ˌsāt-ə-ˈrī-ə-səs , ˌsat- \

medical Definition of satyriasis

plural satyriases play \-ˌsēz\
: excessive or abnormal sexual desire in the male — compare nymphomania

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