Definitions

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  • n. A fatty substance found in the blood, probably a mixture of fats, cholesterin, etc.
  • n. A body found in faeces and thought to be formed in the intestines from the cholesterin of the bile.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A peculiar fatty substance found in the blood, probably a mixture of fats, cholesterin, etc.
  • n. A body found in fecal matter and thought to be formed in the intestines from the cholesterin of the bile; -- called also stercorin, and stercolin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as stercorin.
  • n. A term formerly applied to a mixture of fats contained in dried blood-serum.

Etymologies

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serum and Latin oleum ("oil").

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