Definition of Steatopygia

1. Noun. An extreme accumulation of fat on the buttocks.

Generic synonyms: Avoirdupois, Blubber, Fat, Fatness



Definition of Steatopygia

1. Noun. an excessive accumulation of fat on the buttocks ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Steatopygia

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steatopygia

stearoptenes
stearoyl
stearoyls
stears
stearyl
steatite
steatites
steatitic
steatocystoma
steatohepatitis
steatoma
steatomas
steatomata
steatomatous
steatopyga
steatopygia (current term)
steatopygian
steatopygias
steatopygic
steatopygous
steatorrheas
steatosis
steatotic
steaven
steccherino
sted
stedd
stedde

Literary usage of Steatopygia

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1. The Human Species by Armand Quatrefages de Bréau (1890)
"This steatopygia reappears however in certain tribes situated much further north than the ... If, however, the steatopygia were to exist only among the ..."

2. Sexual Selection in Man: Touch, Smell, Hearing, Vision by Havelock Ellis (1905)
"steatopygia cannot be said to exist, according to Deniker, ... True steatopygia only exists among Bushman and Hottentot women, and among the peoples who are ..."

3. Studies in the Psychology of Sex by Havelock Ellis (1905)
"steatopygia cannot be said to exist, according to Deniker, unless the projection of the buttocks exceeds 4 per cent. of the individual's height; ..."

4. The Races of Man: An Outline of Anthropology and Ethnography by Joseph Deniker (1900)
"The cases of steatopygia observed among other Wolof or Somali women, for example, ... steatopygia is especially marked in the Bushman woman, ..."

5. The Negro in the New World by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1910)
"Among the Bushmen, Hottentots, and less frequently the north-east African negroids a most distinctive and peculiar feature has been developed : steatopygia, ..."

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