84. Cleanliness


See also 36. BATHING .

ablutomania
an abnormal desire to wash, especially the hands.
asepsis
1. absence of bacteria of a harmful nature.
2. the techniques of achieving this condition. — aseptic , adj .
automysophobia
an abnormal fear of being dirty.
blennophobia
an abnormal fear or dislike of slime. Also called myxophobia .
bromidrosiphobia
an abnormal fear of having an unpleasant body odor.
coprophobia
an abnormal fear of feces.
elutriation
the process of elutriating, or purification by washing and straining.
immaculacy
freedom fromstainor blemish. — immaculate , adj .
mysophobia
an abnormal fear or dislike of dirt.
myxophobia
blennophobia.
sudarium
1. a cloth or handkerchief for wiping sweat from the face.
2. a sudatorium.
sudatorium
a room where a sweat bath is taken. Also called sudarium .

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