steatolysis


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steatolysis

 [ste″ah-tol´ĭ-sis]
the emulsification of fats preparatory to absorption. adj., adj steatolyt´ic.
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ste·a·tol·y·sis

(stē'ă-tol'i-sis),
The hydrolysis or emulsion of fat in the process of digestion.
[steato- + G. lysis, dissolution]
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steatolysis

(stē′ə-tŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Digestive emulsification of fats before absorption and assimilation.
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ste·a·tol·y·sis

(stē'ă-tol'i-sis)
The hydrolysis or emulsion of fat in the process of digestion.
[steato- + G. lysis, dissolution]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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