Steato-



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.

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  • Steatolysis

    noun (physiol) 1. the digestive process whereby fats are emulsified and then hydrolysed to fatty acids and glycerine 2. the breaking down of fat steatolysis ste·a·tol·y·sis (stē’ə-tŏl’ĭ-sĭs) n. Hydrolysis or emulsion of fat in the digestive process. ste’a·to·lyt’ic (-tə-lĭt’ĭk) adj.

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