pancreatic steatorrhea

Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

pan·cre·at·ic ste·a·tor·rhe·a

steatorrhea due to the absence of pancreatic juice from the intestine.


excess fat in the feces due to a malabsorption syndrome caused by disease of the intestinal mucosa or pancreatic enzyme deficiency. The feces are bulky, greasy, malodorous and pale in color.

pancreatic steatorrhea
see exocrine pancreatic insufficiency.
Mentioned in ?