fatty stool

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fat·ty stool

a stool containing excessive amounts of fat.

fatty stool

Etymology: AS, faett + stol, seat
feces containing an abnormally large amount of fat, as indicated by their floating on water. See also celiac disease, steatorrhea.


(stool) [AS. stol, a seat]
1. Evacuation of the bowels.
2. Feces.

bilious stool

Yellow or yellow-brown discharges in diarrhea.

fatty stool

Steatorrhea (2).

pea soup stool

Liquid stools characteristic of typhoid.

rice water stool

Watery serum stools with detached epithelium, as in cholera.