scatoscopy

divination by studying excrement; scatomancy

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • scatoscopy — /skeuh tos keuh pee/, n. Med. examination of the feces for diagnostic purposes. [SCATO + SCOPY] * * * scatoscopy rare 0. (skəˈtɒskəpɪ) [Cf. prec. and scopy.] Inspection of the fæces for the purpose of divination or diagnosis. In recent Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • scatoscopy — /skeuh tos keuh pee/, n. Med. examination of the feces for diagnostic purposes. [SCATO + SCOPY] * * * …   Universalium

  • scatoscopy — Examination of the feces for purposes of diagnosis. [scato + G. skopeo, to view] * * * sca·tos·co·py (skə tosґkə pe) [scato + scopy] inspection of the feces …   Medical dictionary

  • Divination and Fortune-Telling — This list defines 163 terms for kinds of divination and fortune telling, ranging from very common (runes, tarot cards, or horoscopes) to extraordinarily rare. In fact, you won t believe the range of methods that people have developed to rip other …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • scatology —   n. study of excrement or obscenity.    ♦ scatologic(al), a.    ♦ scatophagous, a. eating dung.    ♦ scatoscopy, n. examination of faeces …   Dictionary of difficult words

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