phentermine


phen·ter·mine

noun \ˈfen-tər-ˌmēn\

Definition of PHENTERMINE

:  an anorectic drug C10H15N used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat obesity

Origin of PHENTERMINE

probably from phenyl + tert- (from tertiary) + amine
First Known Use: 1962

phen·ter·mine

noun \ˈfen-tər-ˌmēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHENTERMINE

: an anorectic drug administered in the form of its hydrochloride C10H15N·HCl to treat obesity

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