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

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for satyriasis

Late Latin, from Greek, from satyros

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“Satyriasis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/satyriasis. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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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 satyriases (audio) \

Medical Definition of satyriasis

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

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