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

noun Psychiatry.

an abnormal fear of feces.

Origin of coprophobia

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

Related forms

cop·ro·pho·bic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for coprophobia


[ kŏp′rə-fōbē-ə ]


An abnormal abhorrence of defecation and feces.
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