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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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
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anorexic

(ăn′ə-rĕk′sĭk)
adj.
1. Relating to or affected with anorexia nervosa.
2. Anorectic.

an′o·rex′ic n.
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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.
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anorexic

adjective Lacking a normal appetite. See Anorexia nervosa. Cf Anorectic.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
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