|Compare satyriasis a neurotic condition in women in which the symptoms are a compulsion to have sexual intercourse with as many men as possible and an inability to have lasting relationships with them|
|[C18: New Latin, from Greek numphē nymph + |
nymphomania nym·pho·ma·ni·a (nĭm'fə-mā'nē-ə, -mān'yə)
A disorder in which a woman exhibits extreme or obsessive desire for sexual stimulation or gratification.
The presence in women of abnormally powerful sexual desires.