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satyriasis

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

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Origin of satyriasis

1620–30; <New Latin <Greek satyríāsis.See satyr, -iasis
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British Dictionary definitions for satyriasis

satyriasis
/ (ˌsætɪˈraɪəsɪs) /

noun

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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Medical definitions for satyriasis

satyriasis
[ sā′tə-rīə-sĭs, săt′ə- ]

n.

Excessive, often uncontrollable sexual desire in a man.
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