pancreatic diarrhea


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pancreatic diarrhea

[‚pan·krē′ad·ik ‚dī·ə′rē·ə]
(medicine)
Diarrhea due to deficiency of pancreatic digestive enzymes, characterized by the passage of large, greasy stools having a high fat and nitrogen content.
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