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noun an·orex·i·gen \ˌa-nə-ˈrek-sə-jən, -nō-\

Medical Definition of anorexigen

  1. :  a drug that suppresses the appetite :  anorectic The study concluded that fenfluramine-based anorexigens, such as fenfluramine and phentermine, increased the risk of primary pulmonary hypertension by more than 30 times.—S. U. Mahesh, The Albuquerque Journal, 20 Aug. 2000

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