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or steatorrhoea

[stee-at-uh-ree-uh, stee-uh-tuh-] /stiˌæt əˈri ə, ˌsti ə tə-/
noun, Pathology.
the presence of excess fat in the stools, usually caused by disease of the pancreas or intestine, and characterized by chronic diarrhea and weight loss.
Origin of steatorrhea
First recorded in 1855-60; steato- + -rrhea Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for steatorrhoea


noun (pathol)
a condition in which the stools are abnormally fatty
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steatorrhoea in Medicine

steatorrhea ste·a·tor·rhe·a or ste·a·tor·rhoe·a (stē'ə-tə-rē'ə, stē-āt'ə-)
Excessive discharge of fat in the feces, as occurring in pancreatic disease and in malabsorption syndromes.

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