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anorectic

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adjective an·o·rec·tic \ˌa-nə-ˈrek-tik\

Definition of anorectic

  1. 1 a :  lacking appetite b :  anorexic 2

  2. 2 :  causing loss of appetite



Variants of anorectic

also an·o·ret·ic play \-ˈre-tik\

Origin of anorectic

Greek anorektos, from a- + oregein to reach after — more at right


First Known Use: 1832

Rhymes with anorectic


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anorectic

noun an·o·rec·tic

Definition of anorectic

  1. 1 :  an anorectic agent

  2. 2 :  anorexic



1957

First Known Use of anorectic

1957

Variants of anorectic

also anoretic

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