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mysophilia

[mahy-suh-fil-ee-uh]
noun Psychiatry.
  1. a pathological attraction to dirt or filth.
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Origin of mysophilia

1955–60; < New Latin, equivalent to myso- (< Greek mýsos filth) + -philia -philia
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mysophilia in Medicine

mysophilia

(mī′sə-fĭlē-ə)
n.
  1. A pathological interest in dirt and filth, sometimes with sexual manifestations.
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