steatopygia

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ste·at·o·pyg·i·a

 (stē-ăt′ə-pĭj′ē-ə, -pī′jē-ə)
n.
An extreme accumulation of fat on the buttocks.

[steato- + Greek pugē, rump + -ia.]

ste′a·to·pyg′ic (stē′ă-tə-pĭj′ĭk, -pī′jĭk), ste′a·to·py′gous (-pī′gəs) adj.

steatopygia

(ˌstɪətəʊˈpɪdʒɪə; -ˈpaɪ-) or

steatopyga

n
(Medicine) excessive fatness of the buttocks
[C19: from New Latin, from steato- + Greek pugē the buttocks]
steatopygic, steatopygous adj

ste•at•o•py•gi•a

(stiˌæt əˈpaɪ dʒi ə)

n.
extreme accumulation of fat on and about the buttocks.
[1855–60; steato- + Greek pȳg(ḗ) buttocks + -ia -ia]
ste•at`o•pyg′ic (-ˈpɪdʒ ɪk) ste•at`o•py′gous (-ˈpaɪ gəs) adj.

steatopygia, steatopygy

excessive fatness of the hips and buttocks. Cf. callipygia.steatopygic, adj.
See also: Body, Human
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.steatopygia - an extreme accumulation of fat on the buttocks
fatness, avoirdupois, blubber, fat - excess bodily weight; "she disliked fatness in herself as well as in others"