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Medical Term:

coprophilia

Pronunciation: kop'ro-fil'e-a

Definition:

  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]

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