anorexiant


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an·o·rex·i·ant

(an'ō-rek'sē-ănt),
A drug, process, or event that leads to anorexia.

anorexiant

[an′ôrek′sē·ənt]
a drug or other agent that suppresses the appetite, such as amphetamine.

an·o·rex·i·ant

(an'ŏ-rek'sē-ănt)
A drug (e.g., so-called diet pills), process, or event that leads to anorexia.

Anorexiant

A drug that suppresses appetite.
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2 520,613,909 Anorexiants Genitourinary Products 8,045,177 1.