[ sey-tuh-rahy-uh-sis, sat-uh- ]
/ ˌseɪ təˈraɪ ə sɪs, ˌsæt ə- /


Origin of satyriasis

1620–30; < New Latin < Greek satyríāsis. See satyr, -iasis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for satyriasis

/ (ˌsætɪˈraɪəsɪs) /


a neurotic condition in men in which the symptoms are a compulsion to have sexual intercourse with as many women as possible and an inability to have lasting relationships with themCompare nymphomania

Word Origin for satyriasis

C17: via New Latin from Greek saturiasis; see satyr, -iasis
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Medicine definitions for satyriasis

[ sā′tə-rīə-sĭs, săt′ə- ]


Excessive, often uncontrollable sexual desire in a man.
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