Definitions of scatology

n (medicine) the chemical analysis of excrement (for medical diagnosis or for paleontological purposes)

Type of:
chemical analysis, qualitative analysis
the act of decomposing a substance into its constituent elements

n a preoccupation with obscenity (especially that dealing with excrement or excretory functions)

Type of:
dirty word, filth, obscenity, smut, vulgarism
an offensive or indecent word or phrase

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