steatorrhea

noun
ste·​at·​or·​rhea | \ (ˌ)stē-ˌa-tə-ˈrē-ə How to pronounce steatorrhea (audio) \

Definition of steatorrhea

: an excess of fat in the stools

First Known Use of steatorrhea

circa 1859, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for steatorrhea

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The first known use of steatorrhea was circa 1859

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“Steatorrhea.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steatorrhea. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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steatorrhea

noun
ste·​at·​or·​rhea
variants: or chiefly British steatorrhoea \ (ˌ)stē-​ˌat-​ə-​ˈrē-​ə How to pronounce steatorrhoea (audio) \

Medical Definition of steatorrhea

: an excess of fat in the stools idiopathic steatorrhea

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