steato-

(redirected from stearo-)
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steato-

or steat-
pref.
Fat: steatolysis.

[Greek, from stear, steat-, tallow; see stāi- in Indo-European roots.]

steato-

combining form
denoting fat
[from Greek stear, steat- fat, tallow]

steato-

a combining form meaning “fat,” “tallow”: steatopygia.
[< Greek steat-, s. of stéar fat + -o-]