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coprophilia

[kop-ruh-fil-ee-uh] /ˌkɒp rəˈfɪl i ə/
noun, Psychiatry.
1.
an obsessive interest in feces.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; copro- + -philia
Related forms
coprophiliac, noun
coprophilic, adjective
coprophilism
[kuh-prof-uh-liz-uh m] /kəˈprɒf əˌlɪz əm/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for coprophilic

coprophilous

/kəˈprɒfɪləs/
adjective
1.
growing in or on dung

coprophilia

/ˌkɒprəʊˈfɪlɪə/
noun
1.
an abnormal interest in faeces and their evacuation
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Word Origin and History for coprophilic

coprophilia

n.

"attraction to defecation and feces," 1934, from copro- + -philia.

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coprophilic in Medicine

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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