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Steno may refer to:

  • Steno, Salamis, small community at the northwest of Salamis Island, Greece
  • Stenography, the process of writing in shorthand
    • Stenotype, a specialized chorded keyboard or typewriter used by stenographers for shorthand use
  • Stenotrophomonas maltophilia (Steno), an aerobic, nonfermentative, Gram-negative bacterium which causes uncommon but difficult to treat infections in humans
  • Steno (genus), the monotypic genus of the rough-toothed dolphin
  • Steno Diabetes Center, a research and teaching hospital in Gentofte, Denmark



  • Nicolas Steno (1638–1686), a pioneer in anatomy and geology
  • Stefano Vanzina (aka Steno) (1915–1988), Italian movie director, famous for kickstarting the subgenre Poliziotteschi films

See also[edit]

  • Sterno, a fuel made from jellied alcohol