coprophobia

[ kop-ruh-foh-bee-uh ]
/ ˌkɒp rəˈfoʊ bi ə /

noun Psychiatry.

an abnormal fear of feces.

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Origin of coprophobia

First recorded in 1930–35; copro- + -phobia

OTHER WORDS FROM coprophobia

cop·ro·pho·bic, adjective
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Medical definitions for coprophobia

coprophobia
[ kŏp′rə-fōbē-ə ]

n.

An abnormal abhorrence of defecation and feces.
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