TITLE

steatorrhea

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2067
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "steatorrhea" is presented. It refers to increased secretion of fat from the sebaceous glands of the skin, or fatty stools, as seen in some malabsorption syndromes. Reference to steatorrhea simplex, which refers to excessive secretion of the sebaceous glands of the face, is presented.
ACCESSION #
21246679

 

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