anorectic


1an·o·rec·tic

adjective \ˌa-nə-ˈrek-tik\

Definition of ANORECTIC

1
a :  lacking appetite
b :  anorexic 2
2
:  causing loss of appetite

Variants of ANORECTIC

an·o·rec·tic also an·o·ret·ic \-ˈre-tik\

Origin of ANORECTIC

Greek anorektos, from a- + oregein to reach after — more at right
First Known Use: 1832

Rhymes with ANORECTIC

2anorectic

noun

Definition of ANORECTIC

1
:  an anorectic agent
2
:  anorexic

Variants of ANORECTIC

anorectic also anoretic

First Known Use of ANORECTIC

1957

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