scatology

Definitions of scatology
  1. noun
    (medicine) the chemical analysis of excrement (for medical diagnosis or for paleontological purposes)
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    type of:
    chemical analysis, qualitative analysis
    the act of decomposing a substance into its constituent elements
  2. noun
    a preoccupation with obscenity (especially that dealing with excrement or excretory functions)
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    type of:
    dirty word, filth, obscenity, smut, vulgarism
    an offensive or indecent word or phrase
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