Definition of phentermine
: an anorectic drug C10H15N used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat obesity
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When phentermine was exerting its maximum effect, Mr. Elias ate less no matter what else was going on in his life.
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Origin and Etymology of phentermine
probably from phenyl + tert- (from tertiary) + amine
First Known Use: 1961See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of phentermine
: an anorectic drug administered in the form of its hydrochloride C10H15N·HCl to treat obesity
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