\stˌɛɡəsˈɔːɹi͡ən], \stˌɛɡəsˈɔːɹiən], \s_t_ˌɛ_ɡ_ə_s_ˈɔː_ɹ_iə_n]\
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steg-[=o]-saw'ri-an, adj. pertaining to the STEGOSAU'RIA, an order or suborder of dinosaurs, represented by the families StegosauridÃ¦ and ScelidosauridÃ¦.--n. STEGOSAU'RUS, the typical genus of StegosauridÃ¦, with enormous bucklers and spines. [Gr. stegein, to cover, sauros, a lizard.]
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Idiopathic Hypercatabolic Hypoproteinemias
- series of gastrointestinal disorders which share in common excessive loss protein, mainly albumin, across gut wall. occur stomach (Menetrier disease), as well the small bowel (intestinal lymphangiectases, assorted inflammatory states). They are also occasionally associated with congestive heart failure (again a bowel protein loss).