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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
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
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

coprophilia

Abnormal attraction to faeces.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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