the study of or preoccupation with excrement or obscenity.
obscenity, especially words or humor referring to excrement.
the study of fossil excrement.
Origin of scatology
Also called coprology.
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less commonly scatologic (ˌskætəˈlɒdʒɪk)
characterized by obscenity or preoccupation with obscenity, esp in the form of references to excrement
of or relating to the scientific study of excrement
the scientific study of excrement, esp in medicine for diagnostic purposes, and in palaeontology of fossilized excrement
obscenity or preoccupation with obscenity, esp in the form of references to excrement
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The study and analysis of feces for physiological and diagnostic purposes.coprology
An obsession with excrement or excretory functions.
The psychiatric study of such an obsession.
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