steato-, steat- +
(Greek: fat; suet, tallow)
One symptom of steatorrhea is a chronic fatty diarrhea caused by an abnormal digestion and intestinal absorption of fats. Another symptom might be the malabsorption syndrome.
Steatosis normally affects the liver, known as the "fatty liver" disease. Steatosis can also affect the heart, the kidneys, and the muscles.
Steatosis can lead to impairment of tissues and decreased functioning of the damaged organ.