coprophilia
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1923 marked interest in excrement; especially the use of feces or filth for sexual excitementcoprophiliac noun

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  • coprophilia — attraction to defecation and feces, 1934, from COPRO (Cf. copro ) + PHILIA (Cf. philia) …   Etymology dictionary

  • coprophilia — [käp΄rō fil′ē ə, käp΄rəfil′ē ə] n. [ COPRO + PHILIA] Psychol. an abnormal interest in feces …   English World dictionary

  • Coprophilia — This article is about the paraphilia. For dung feeding fungi, see Coprophilous fungi. Coprophilia (from Greek κόπρος, kópros excrement and φιλία, filía liking, fondness), also called scatophilia or scat,[1] is the paraphilia involving sexual… …   Wikipedia

  • coprophilia — coprophiliac, n. coprophilic, adj. coprophilism /keuh prof euh liz euhm/, n. /kop reuh fil ee euh/, n. Psychiatry. an obsessive interest in feces. [1930 35; COPRO + PHILIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • coprophilia — noun a marked interest in excrement; especially the use of feces or filth for sexual excitement. See Also: coprolagnia, coprophagy, coprophagia, coprophemia, coprophrasia, coprolalia …   Wiktionary

  • coprophilia — 1. Attraction of microorganisms to fecal matter. 2. In psychiatry, a morbid attraction to, and interest in (with a sexual element), fecal matter. SYN: mysophilia. [copro + G. philos, fond] * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • coprophilia — abnormal love or fondness for feces Love and Attraction …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • coprophilia — n. abnormal interest in feces …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coprophilia — [ˌkɒprə(ʊ) fɪlɪə] noun abnormal interest and pleasure in faeces and defecation …   English new terms dictionary

  • coprophilia — cop·ro·phil·ia …   English syllables

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