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coprophilia

 [kop″ro-fil´e-ah]
an absorbing interest in feces or filth, particularly a paraphilia in which sexual arousal or activity is linked to feces.

cop·ro·phil·i·a

(kop'rō-fil'ē-ă),
1. Attraction of microorganisms to fecal matter.
2. In psychiatry, a morbid attraction to, and interest in (with a sexual element), fecal matter. Synonym(s): mysophilia
[copro- + G. philos, fond]

coprophilia

/cop·ro·phil·ia/ (kop″ro-fil´e-ah) an absorbing interest in feces or filth, particularly a paraphilia in which sexual arousal or activity is linked to feces.coprophil´iccoprophil´iac

coprophilia

(kŏp′rə-fĭl′ē-ə)
n.
The deriving of sexual gratification from fantasies or acts involving feces.

cop′ro·phil′i·ac′ (-ē-ăk′) n.
Sexuoeroticism linked to manipulating faecal material. The condition is classified in the DSM-IV as a paraphilia—sexual deviancy—not otherwise specified, defined as a period of 6 months in which (1) there are recurrent, intensely sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviours involving the use of faeces in various ways, and (2) in which the fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviours cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning

cop·ro·phil·i·a

(kop'rō-fil'ē-ă)
1. Attraction of microorganisms to fecal matter.
2. psychiatry A morbid attraction to, and interest in (with a sexual element), fecal matter.
[copro- + G. philos, fond]

coprophilia

Abnormal attraction to faeces.

coprophilia

a preoccupation with feces.