Nymphomania

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nymphomania

[‚nim·fə′mā·nē·ə]
(psychology)
Excessive sexual desire on the part of a woman. Also known as hysteromania.

Nymphomania

 

an exaggerated sexual desire in a woman. Nymphomania is caused by endocrine, nervous, or mental disorders. The condition is accompanied by erotic fantasies, and a loss of sexual inhibition leads to casual sexual encounters. Sometimes the term “nymphomania” is used figuratively to describe uncontrolled sexual behavior.

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