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.
a condition in which the stools are abnormally fatty
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.
steatosis ste·a·to·sis (stē’ə-tō’sĭs) n. See fatty degeneration.
verb (used with object) 1. to fill or gorge (one’s stomach) with food. verb (used without object) 2. to eat voraciously.
noun 1. a heavy German jousting helm of the 15th and 16th centuries, having a bluntly pointed front with a V -shaped vision slit.
adjective 1. steadfast. adjective 1. fixed in direction; steadily directed: a steadfast gaze. 2. firm in purpose, resolution, faith, attachment, etc., as a person: a steadfast friend. 3. unwavering, as resolution, faith, adherence, etc. 4. firmly established, as an institution or a state of affairs. 5. firmly fixed in place or position. adjective 1. a […]