coprophilic

coprophilia

[kop-ruh-fil-ee-uh]
noun Psychiatry.
an obsessive interest in feces.

Origin:
1930–35; copro- + -philia

coprophiliac, noun
coprophilic, adjective
coprophilism [kuh-prof-uh-liz-uhm] , noun
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coprophilia (ˌkɒprəʊˈfɪlɪə)
 
n
an abnormal interest in faeces and their evacuation

coprophilous or coprophilic (kəˈprɒfɪləs, ˌkɒprəʊˈfɪlɪk)
 
adj
growing in or on dung
 
coprophilic or coprophilic
 
adj

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coprophilia
"attraction to defecation and feces," 1934, from copro- + -philia.
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coprophilia cop·ro·phil·i·a (kŏp'rə-fĭl'ē-ə)
n.
An abnormal, often obsessive interest in excrement, especially the use of feces for sexual excitement.


cop'ro·phil'i·ac' (-ē-āk') n.

coprophilic cop·ro·phil·ic (cŏp'rə-fĭl'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Occurring in fecal matter.

  2. Relating to coprophilia.

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