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[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
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British Dictionary definitions for satyriasis


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 them Compare nymphomania
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C17: via New Latin from Greek saturiasis; see satyr, -iasis
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Word Origin and History for satyriasis

"excessively great venereal desire in the male," 1650s, medical Latin, from Greek satyriasis, from satyros (see satyr). Also in same sense satyromania (1889).

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satyriasis in Medicine

satyriasis sa·ty·ri·a·sis (sā'tə-rī'ə-sĭs, sāt'ə-)
Excessive, often uncontrollable sexual desire in a man.

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