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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.
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But the extended treatment of homosexuality and religion very quickly starts to smack of special pleading (especially when he startes to wax indignant about rules against the depictions of coprophilia and suchlike).
Like the former, it is partly concerned with reconstructing the life of a brilliant scholar, in this case a young Korean-American philosopher who died under mysterious circumstances; and like the latter, it has many scenes of unconventional sexuality with an emphasis on what even most liberated people would consider the perverse: urolagnia, coprophilia, foot-fetishism, bestiality, and so on, often practiced with filthy bums (that adjective is merely descriptive, not judgmental).
He connects this masochistic aspect in his character to some very extreme sexual acts, including coprophilia, which he nevertheless disavows.
There is always an element of coprophilia and mucus gags which I find personally totally nauseating.