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anorectic

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adjective an·o·rec·tic \ˌa-nə-ˈrek-tik\
variants: or less commonly

anoretic

play \-ˈre-tik\

Definition of anorectic

  1. 1a :  lacking appetiteb :  anorexic 2

  2. 2 :  causing loss of appetite

Origin and Etymology of anorectic

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


First Known Use: 1832


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anorectic

noun an·o·rec·tic
variants: or less commonly

anoretic

Definition of anorectic

  1. 1 :  an anorectic agent

  2. 2 :  anorexic

1957

First Known Use of anorectic

1957


Medical Dictionary

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anorectic

play
adjective an·o·rec·tic \ˌan-ə-ˈrek-tik\
variants: also

anoretic

\-ˈret-ik\play

Medical Definition of anorectic

  1. 1a:  lacking appetiteb:  anorexic 2

  2. 2:  causing loss of appetite anorectic drugs


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anorectic

noun an·o·rec·tic
variants: also

anoretic

Medical Definition of anorectic

  1. 1:  an anorectic agent

  2. 2:  anorexic

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