Definition of Scatology

1. Noun. A preoccupation with obscenity (especially that dealing with excrement or excretory functions).

Generic synonyms: Dirty Word, Filth, Obscenity, Smut, Vulgarism
Derivative terms: Scatological



2. Noun. (medicine) the chemical analysis of excrement (for medical diagnosis or for paleontological purposes).
Generic synonyms: Chemical Analysis, Qualitative Analysis
Category relationships: Medical Specialty, Medicine

Definition of Scatology

1. Noun. The scientific study, or the chemical analysis of faeces. ¹

2. Noun. A filthy epithet. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scatology

1. [n -GIES]

Medical Definition of Scatology

1. 1. The scientific study and analysis of faeces, for physiologic and diagnostic purposes. Synonym: coprology. 2. The study relating to the psychiatric aspects of excrement or excremental (anal) function. Origin: scato-+ G. Logos, study (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scatology

scathfulness
scathing
scathingly
scathingness
scathless
scaths
scato-
scatole
scatoles
scatolia
scatolias
scatologic
scatological
scatologically
scatologies
scatology (current term)
scatoma
scatomancy
scatophagous
scatophagy
scatophile
scatophiles
scatophilia
scatophilic
scatoscopy
scats
scatt
scattald
scattalds
scatted

Literary usage of Scatology

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1. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"... or force their mates to do so, sometimes with disastrous results, not infrequently suggesting the nauseous anthropological chapter of scatology. ..."

2. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"... or force their mates to do so, sometimes with disastrous results, not infrequently suggesting the nauseous anthropological chapter of scatology. ..."

3. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"... or force their mates to do so, sometimes with disastrous results, not infrequently suggesting the nauseous anthropological chapter of scatology. ..."

4. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"... not infrequently suggesting the nauseous anthropological chapter of scatology. Boys sometimes affect or boast of their achievements in eating, ..."

5. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"... or force their mates to do so, sometimes with disastrous results, not infrequently suggesting the nauseous anthropological chapter of scatology. ..."

6. Anomalies and curiosities of medicine by George Milbry Gould, Walter Lytle Pyle (1901)
"Pages of such reference are to be found in the works on scatology, and for further reference the reader is referred to books on this subject, ..."

7. French Literature of the Great War by Albert Schinz (1920)
"What is more serious, however, in this matter is that the morbid scatology of the work is likely to produce a very false impression, on the American mind, ..."

8. Subject Classification, with Tables, Indexes, Etc., for the Subdivision of by James Duff Brown (1906)
"... (scatology. Feminist Movement Widows Suttee Misogyny (Woman-hating) Children Boys Girls Childhood See also An6 Infant Education Law of Parent and Child ..."

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