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anorectic

 [an″o-rek´tik]
1. pertaining to anorexia.
2. without appetite.
3. an agent that diminishes or suppresses the appetite for food. Most of the drugs used for this purpose are central nervous system stimulants (the amphetamines and similar sympathomimetic amines). These drugs should not be used in a lifelong weight-control program. Abuse of them, which is frequent, can lead to tolerance and psychological dependence.

an·o·rec·tic

, anoretic (an'ō-rek'tic, -ret'ik),
1. Relating to, characteristic of, or suffering from anorexia, especially anorexia nervosa.
2. An agent that causes anorexia.
Synonym(s): anorexic

anorectic

/ano·rec·tic/ (an″o-rek´tik)
1. pertaining to anorexia.
2. an agent that diminishes the appetite.

anorectic

(ăn′ə-rĕk′tĭk) also

anoretic

(-rĕt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Marked by loss of appetite.
2. Suppressing or causing loss of appetite.
3. Of or affected with anorexia nervosa.
n.
1. One who is affected with anorexia nervosa.
2. An anorectic drug.

anorectic

[an′ōrek′tik]
1 pertaining to anorexia.
3 causing a loss of appetite, as an anorexiant drug. Also anorectous, anorexiant, anorexic.

anorectic

adjective Referring to anorexia or an anorexigenic agent or effect,
 
Pharmacology
noun Appetite suppressant, see there; anorectic agent.

Psychiatry
noun A person with anorexia nervosa.

anorectic

adjective Referring to anorexia noun A person with anorexia nervosa See Anorexia nervosa, Anorexic.

an·o·rec·tic

(an'ŏ-rek'tic)
1. Relating to, characteristic of, or suffering from anorexia, especially anorexia nervosa.
2. An agent that causes anorexia.
Synonym(s): anorexic.

an·o·rec·tic

, anoretic , anorexic (an'ŏ-rek'tic, -ret'ik, -rek'sik)
1. Relating to, characteristic of, or suffering from anorexia, especially anorexia nervosa.
2. An agent that causes anorexia.

anorectic

1. pertaining to anorexia.
2. an agent that diminishes the appetite for food.
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She meditates on her obsession with food, hunger, eating, and the association of her anorectic behavior with idealism and the desire to transcend her body:
Anorectic women may have obsessive-compulsive personality traits that make it easier to stick to strict diets and forgo food despite being hungry.
Anorectics have long represented a class of drugs coveted by all the involved competitors.
TABLE 1 Methods for treating obesity (21) Goal Method Reduction of caloric Low-calorie fat and carbohydrate intake substitutes; drugs to impair absorption; restrictive bariatric surgery; behavior modification Reduction of appetite Behavior training; anorectic drugs; bypass bariatric surgery; controlling environmental stimuli Increase in energy Exercise or elevation of metabolic rate expenditure (eg, by drug treatment) Direct removal of fat Surgery (liposuction); agents to impair fat storage Reprinted with permission from ASPET Bloom SR, Kuhajda FP, Laher I, et al.
One of the star exhibits here is Czech-Canadian Jana Sterbak's pioneering Vanitas, Flesh Dress for an Albino Anorectic (1987).
The anorectic patients were divided into subgroups of 19 abstainers and 46 vomiters and purgers.
In the case of the anorectic patient, cross-cultural constructions of body image further present a challenge to the treatment team.
When fat mass increases, there will be an increase in anorectic messages going to the central nervous system in an attempt to restrain eating.
In both versions, the speaker, not breastfed by "Madre" and anorectic because of this lack of maternal nutriment, searches for this "elixir, "with mostly painful repercussions, in other women who cannot reciprocate her love for them.
Finally Kyriazakis proposed the use of the individual genetic variation in pathogen-induced anorectic events in animal breeding to improve the animal's ability for coping with infection and to reduce the impact on food intake.
A comparative study of the anorectic and behavioral effects of fenproporex on male and female rats.
Items that cannot be prescribed and are pharmaceutical services not covered by the department include anorectic drugs or combinations including such drugs, biological and drugs available without charge from the Illinois Department of Public Health or other agencies, any vaccine, drug, or serum which is provided primarily for preventive purposes (e.