Definition of anti–obesity
1 : used to treat obesity anti-obesity drugs
2 : designed or intended to prevent obesity or reduce the incidence of obesity anti-obesity campaigns/programs
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Medical Definition of anti–obesity
: used to treat obesity : promoting the loss of excessive bodily fat … anti-obesity drugs may inhibit energy intake, inhibit fat absorption, enhance energy expenditure or stimulate fat mobilization.—John Worobey, in Nutrition & Behavior: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 2006
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