anorexigenic


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anorexigenic

 [an″o-rek″sĭ-jen´ik]
producing anorexia.
anorectic (def. 3).

an·o·rex·i·gen·ic

(an'ō-rek'si-jen'ik),
Promoting or causing anorexia.

anorexigenic

/ano·rex·i·gen·ic/ (-rek″sĭ-jen´ik)
1. producing anorexia.
2. an agent that diminishes or controls the appetite.

anorexigenic

adjective Referring to the suppression of the appetite.
 
noun An agent used to reduce appetite, resulting in weight loss.

an·o·rex·i·gen·ic

(an'ŏ-rek'si-jen'ik)
Promoting or causing anorexia.

anorexigenic

1. producing anorexia.
2. an agent that diminishes or controls the appetite.
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