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Definition of "scatology" [scatology]

  • The study of fecal excrement, as in medicine, paleontology, or biology. (noun)
  • An obsession with excrement or excretory functions. (noun)
  • The psychiatric study of such an obsession. (noun)
  • Obscene language or literature, especially that dealing pruriently or humorously with excrement and excretory functions. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "scatology" in a sentence
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