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Noun: steatorrhea  ,stee-u-tu'ree-u
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: steatorrhoea)
  1. The presence of greater than normal amounts of fat in the feces which are frothy and foul smelling and floating; a symptom of disorders of fat metabolism and malabsorption syndrome
    - steatorrhoea [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: steatorrheas

Type of: symptom

Encyclopedia: Steatorrhea