fenfluramine
noun Etymology: fen- (alteration of phen-) + -flur- (alteration of fluor-) + amine Date: 1965 an anorectic amphetamine derivative C12H16F3N with little stimulant effect on the central nervous system formerly used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat obesity but no longer used due to its association with heart valve disease — see fen-phen

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fenfluramine — fen·flur·amine …   English syllables

  • fenfluramine — /fɛnˈflurəmin/ (say fen floohruhmeen) noun a drug, usually combined with phentermine, which stimulates the production of serotonin and diminishes appetite; use as a recommended weight loss medication discontinued because of adverse side effects… …   Australian English dictionary

  • fenfluramine — fenˈflu̇rəˌmēn, mə̇n noun Etymology: fen (alteration of phen ) + flur (alteration of fluor ) + amine : an anorectic amphetamine derivative C12H16F3N with little stimulant effect on the central nervous system formerly used in the form of its… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fenfluramine hydrochloride — An anorexigenic agent …   Medical dictionary

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