med. jur. A name given to a morbid activity of the sexual
propensity. It is a disease or morbid affection of the mind, which fills it
with a crowd of voluptuous images, and hurries its victim to acts of the
grossest licentiousness, in the absence of any lesion of the intellectual
powers. Vide Mania.
Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition
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