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steato-, steat- (Greek: fat; suet, tallow).

1. Fat, tallow.
2. Soap-stone resembling tallow or suet.
1. Inflammation of adipose (fat) tissue.
2. An inflammation of fat tissue in certain animals such as swine, horses, cats, and chickens. It is one of the manifestations of vitamin E-selenium deficiency disease in these animals. "Yellow fat disease" is the more popular name for this disease.
A fatty mass formed within the scrotum.
A cyst arising from the sebaceous (fatty, greasy, or oily) gland apparatus.
Producing fat; causing steatosis.
Fatty liver in alcoholics.
steatolysis, steatolytic:
1. The hydrolysis or emulsion of fat in the process of digestion.
2. Emulsification of fat prior to absorption.
1. A lipoma.
2. A fatty mass retained within a sebaceous gland.
A deposit of fat on the outer aspect of the thighs and buttocks.
Fat necrosis (death).
Any disease of the sebaceous glands.
steatopyga, steatopygia:
1. An excessive accumulation of fat on the buttocks.
2. Excessive fatness of the buttocks, usually seen more often in women.
3. In anthropology, a condition in certain populations in which individuals have broad masses of fat protruding from the buttocks and thighs with an additional slant to the sacrum; often noted among women of the Bushmen and Hottentot groups of Africa.
steatopygous, steatopygic:
A reference to excessively fat buttocks.
Passage of fat in large amounts in the feces, due to failure to digest and absorb it; occurs in pancreatic disease and the malabsorption syndromes.
1. Fatty degeneration.
2. The accumulation of fat.