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Pathology
Referring to the external appearance of the pathologist and technician handling an evisceration and dissection during an infectious autopsy.

Public
Referring to pollution or contamination.
 
Sexology
Obscene, indecent; offensive to good taste, especially in sexual matters.

Surgery
A term of art referring to the state of a procedure room after an intervention, i.e., non-sterile.
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Dirtiness is to be used as a theme because Cornish Earlies are sold unwashed to maintain quality taste and freshness and to protect their delicate nature.
I realised that if I wanted to live in a fantasy world where my political principles were never sullied by the dirtiness of real life, then by all means I should go ahead and support the Liberal Democrats or the Greens.
Two further scenes of cleansing--at Jack and Clara's house and in the bathroom at Annie's house--each more thorough than the last, similarly make connections between Francis's physical dirtiness and his spiritual state, between the humus that clings to him and the humiliation that his physical presence signifies.
Bad odour, fear of water and food being poisoned in homes, fear of killing domestic animals like pets, discolouration of walls, inconvenience caused by removing furniture and other belongings, the dirtiness of the house after spraying and the perceived ineffectiveness of spraying are the reasons for refusal of household spraying in this area.
Often, he imagined himself far away from the dirtiness of his beloved Pittsburgh.
Janet is also ashamed of the dirtiness for which she is condemned by the school doctor.
Fanny's privation at Portsmouth--the "incessant noise" (391), the dirtiness of the dishes, the "confined and scantily-furnished chamber" (387) she shares with Susan--prompts her to mistake the comforts of Mansfield Park for moral harmony and to pine for the treasures of her East Room:
But when it's played with such verve and sexy dirtiness, then it's pretty hard not to get down and boogie.
She has OCD - obsessive compulsive disorder - about dirtiness but she's lovely, lovely, lovely.
The obscenity, the dirtiness of language, rests in the splitting of the subject it produces--a subject who becomes, as Pain says, "a foreigner .
It is through Anse's apparently constitutional laziness that he manages to stay clean, never sweating, so that he avoids the accusation of dirtiness that the middle class uses to distinguish itself from the poor.