[ sey-tuh-rahy-uh-sis, sat-uh- ]
/ ˌseɪ təˈraɪ ə sɪs, ˌsæt ə- /
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Examples from the Web for satyriasis
One of these is the production of a horrible disease, satyriasis, the nature of which has been previously indicated.Plain Facts for Old and Young|John Harvey Kellogg
In cases of excessive venereal desire, amounting to satyriasis, from experience I would use this remedy first.
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-rī′ə-sĭs, săt′ə- ]
Excessive, often uncontrollable sexual desire in a man.
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