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anorexigen

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

medical Definition of anorexigen

: 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. MaheshThe Albuquerque Journal20 Aug. 2000

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