satyriasis

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

noun
sa·​ty·​ri·​a·​sis | \ˌsāt-ə-ˈrī-ə-səs, ˌsat- \
plural satyriases\ -​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of satyriasis 

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

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