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

Derived forms: steatorrhoeas

Type of: symptom

Encyclopedia: Steatorrhoea