Lexicon:Furor uterinus (Maturin's Medicine)

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Term: furor uterinus
References: Post Captain, page 58
Meaning: Violent outbursts of anger, presumably from female sexual desire. According to the Encyclopedia Britannica (1st ed.) it is "salacity in women, attended with impudence, restlessness and a delirium. It arises from a too great sensibility of the pudenda".


See also, Lexicon:Furor uterinus (Guide for the Perplexed).

Additional information

Maturin's Medicine — This article is based on information from Maturin's Medicine, compiled and edited by Kerry Webb, with the help of a number of contributors.

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