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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Overaction of the sebaceous glands.
  • n. Excessive discharge of fat in the feces.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The presence of an excessive amount of fat in the feces

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Seborrhea.
  • n. The passage of fatty stools.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the presence of greater than normal amounts of fat in the feces which are frothy and foul smelling and floating; a symptom of disorders of fat metabolism and malabsorption syndrome

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