the study of or preoccupation with excrement or obscenity.
obscenity, especially words or humor referring to excrement.
the study of fossil excrement.
Also called coprology.

1875–80; scato- + -logy

scatological [skat-l-oj-i-kuhl] , scatologic, adjective Unabridged
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scatological or (less commonly) scatologic (ˌskætəˈlɒdʒɪkəl, ˌskætəˈlɒdʒɪk)
1.  characterized by obscenity or preoccupation with obscenity, esp in the form of references to excrement
2.  of or relating to the scientific study of excrement
scatologic or (less commonly) scatologic

scatology (skæˈtɒlədʒɪ)
1.  the scientific study of excrement, esp in medicine for diagnostic purposes, and in palaeontology of fossilized excrement
2.  obscenity or preoccupation with obscenity, esp in the form of references to excrement

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Word Origin & History

"obscene literature," 1876, from Gk. skat-, stem of skor (gen. skatos) "excrement" (from PIE base *sker- "to defecate") + -logy "treatise, study."
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scatology sca·tol·o·gy (skā-tŏl'ə-jē, skə-)

  1. The study and analysis of feces for physiological and diagnostic purposes. Also called coprology.

  2. An obsession with excrement or excretory functions.

  3. The psychiatric study of such an obsession.

scat'o·log'i·cal (skāt'l-ŏj'ĭ-kəl) or scat'o·log'ic (-ĭk) adj.
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Example sentences
Sometimes, one of them would make a scatological joke, and they'd share a
  little laugh.
He is a hypocrisy-buster, a truth-teller, a scatological sage.
The humor is scatological in places but probably nothing your kids haven't
  already seen elsewhere.
Your films are known for gross-out humor and scatological debates.
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