steato-

Also especially before a vowel, steat-.

Origin of steato-

< Greek steat- (stem of stéar fat) + -o-
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British Dictionary definitions for steato-

steato-

combining form
  1. denoting fat

Word Origin for steato-

from Greek stear, steat- fat, tallow
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steato- in Medicine

steato-

pref.
  1. Fat:steatolytic.
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