diethylpropion

noun
di·​eth·​yl·​pro·​pi·​on | \ (ˌ)dī-ˌeth-əl-ˈprō-pē-ˌän How to pronounce diethylpropion (audio) \

Medical Definition of diethylpropion

: a sympathomimetic amine related structurally to amphetamine and used especially in the form of its hydrochloride C13H19NO·HCl as an appetite suppressant to promote weight loss — see tenuate

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“Diethylpropion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/diethylpropion. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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