copro-, copr-, kopro-, kopr- +

(Greek: feces, dung, excrement; filth, dirt)

acoprosis (s) (noun), acoproses (pl)
Absence or deficiency of fecal matter in the intestines: Geoffrey was diagnosed with a problem of acoprosis which affected his bowel movements.
acoprous (adjective) (not comparable)
A reference to a person who has no fecal matter in the bowels: Leland was referred to a specialist to determine what was causing the acoprous condition of his intestine.
autocoprophage, autocoprophagous, autocoprophagy
1. A reference to an organism that consumes its own feces.
2. The action of an organism that eats its own excretion.
copracrasia
Involuntary passage of feces and flatus which may be either psychogenic or organic in origin; incontinence.
copragogue
A purging medicine.
coprastasophobia (s) (noun) (no plural)
A fear of constipation: Some people who have coprastasophobia resort to taking laxatives regularly which can cause other physical problems.
copremesis, fecal vomiting
The vomiting of fecal matter that has been drawn into the stomach from the intestine by spasmodic contractions of the gastric muscles.
coproantibody
1. Any one of a group of antibodies including various bacteria in the feces; associated with immunity to enteric (intestinal) infection.
2. Any of various antibodies occurring in the intestinal tract and found in feces that are formed by plasma cells in the intestinal mucosa.
coprobiont
Any animal (coprozoite) or plant (coprophyte) living or feeding on dung.
coprocolous (adjective), more coprocolous, most coprocolous
Living in or associated with dung.
coproculture
1. Microbiological culture of the feces.
2. Culture of the feces for the purpose of hatching parasite eggs and obtaining larvae for morphological identification.
coproduct
A product produced together with another product.
coprogen
A factor in dung necessary for the growth of the fungus Pilobolus; a fungus which grows prolifically on cow feces and facilitates the spread of lungworm larvae (glutinous spores that are forcibly ejected) by projecting them up to ten feet when the fungal sporangia explode, as they do when they ripen.
coprolagnia
1. A form of sexual perversion in which the thought or sight of excrement causes pleasurable sensation.
2. Sexual perversion in which gratification is obtained by handling feces voided by a person of the opposite sex.
coprolagniac
A reference to having sexual pleasure from handling feces.

Links to dung, feces, scato- words. Other "dung, feces, scarab, excrement" units: feco-, scarab, scato-, sterco-.

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