Stearns alcoholic amentia (stûrnz)
A temporary mental disorder resulting from alcohol abuse, similar to delirium tremens but longer lasting.
1. a combining form borrowed from Greek, where it meant “fat”, used with this meaning, and with reference to stearic acid and its related compounds, in the formation of compound words: stearoptene; stearoyl. stearo- or stear- pref. Fat: stearate.
noun, Chemistry. 1. the oxygenated solid part of an essential oil (opposed to eleoptene). noun 1. the part of an essential oil that separates out as a solid on cooling or standing
1. a combining form meaning “fat,” “tallow”; used in the formation of compound words: steatopygia. combining form 1. denoting fat steato- or steat- pref. Fat: steatolytic.
noun 1. soapstone. noun 1. another name for soapstone