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steatopygia

[stee-at-uh-pahy-jee-uh, stee-uh-tuh-] /stiˌæt əˈpaɪ dʒi ə, ˌsti ə tə-/
noun
1.
extreme accumulation of fat on and about the buttocks, especially of women.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; steato- + Greek pȳg() buttocks + -ia -ia
Related forms
steatopygic
[stee-at-uh-pij-ik, stee-uh-tuh‐] /stiˌæt əˈpɪdʒ ɪk, ˌsti ə tə‐/ (Show IPA),
steatopygous
[stee-at-uh-pahy-guh s, stee-uh-top-uh-guh s, stee-uh-tuh-pahy‐] /stiˌæt əˈpaɪ gəs, ˌsti əˈtɒp ə gəs, ˌsti ə təˈpaɪ‐/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for steatopygia

steatopygia

/ˌstɪətəʊˈpɪdʒɪə; -ˈpaɪ-/
noun
1.
excessive fatness of the buttocks
Derived Forms
steatopygic (ˌstɪətəʊˈpɪdʒɪk), steatopygous (ˌstɪəˈtɒpɪɡəs) adjective
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, from steato- + Greek pugē the buttocks
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Word Origin and History for steatopygia
n.

"abnormal accumulation of fat on the buttocks of certain races," 1822, Modern Latin, from steato- "fat, tallow," from Greek stear (genitive steatos) "solid fat, suet" (see stone (n.)) + Greek pyge "buttocks."

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steatopygia in Medicine

steatopygia ste·at·o·pyg·i·a (stē-āt'ə-pĭj'ē-ə, -pī'jē-ə) or ste·a·to·py·ga (stē'ə-tō-pī'gə, stē-āt'ə-)
n.
Excessive accumulation of fat on the buttocks.


ste'a·to·pyg'ic (-pĭj'ĭk, -pī'jĭk) or ste'a·to·py'gous (-pī'gəs) adj.
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