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orlistat

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noun or·li·stat \ˈȯr-li-stat\

Medical Definition of orlistat

  1. :  a drug C29H53NO5 that prevents the digestion of fat by inhibiting the activity of gastrointestinal lipases and is administered orally in the treatment of obesity Orlistat is marketed under the trademarks Xenical and Alli.


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