steatorrhea

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noun ste·at·or·rhea \(ˌ)stē-ˌa-tə-ˈrē-ə\

Definition of steatorrhea

  1. :  an excess of fat in the stools

Origin and Etymology of steatorrhea

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1859


Medical Dictionary

steatorrhea

noun ste·at·or·rhea
variants: or chiefly British

steatorrhoea

\(ˌ)stē-ˌat-ə-ˈrē-ə\play

Medical Definition of steatorrhea

  1. :  an excess of fat in the stools idiopathic steatorrhea


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