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steato-

1.
a combining form meaning “fat,” “tallow”; used in the formation of compound words:
steatopygia.
Also, especially before a vowel, steat-.
Origin
< Greek steat- (stem of stéar fat) + -o-
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British Dictionary definitions for steato-

steato-

combining form
1.
denoting fat
Word Origin
from Greek stear, steat- fat, tallow
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steato- in Medicine

steato- or steat-
pref.
Fat: steatolytic.

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