phenmetrazine
noun Etymology: phenyl + methyl + tetra- + azine Date: 1956 a sympathomimetic stimulant C11H15NO used in the form of its hydrochloride as an appetite suppressant

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  • phenmetrazine — /fen me treuh zeen /, n. Pharm. a compound, C11H15NO, used chiefly to control the appetite in the treatment of obesity. [1955 60; PHEN(YL) + ME(THYL) + (TE)TRA + (OXA)ZINE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • phenmetrazine — phen·met·ra·zine ( )fen me trə .zēn n a sympathomimetic stimulant used in the form of its hydrochloride C11H15NO·HCl as an appetite suppressant see PRELUDIN …   Medical dictionary

  • phenmetrazine — n. medication used to treat overeating …   English contemporary dictionary

  • phenmetrazine — phen·met·ra·zine …   English syllables

  • phenmetrazine — phen•met•ra•zine [[t]fɛnˈmɛ trəˌzin[/t]] n. pha a compound, C11H15NO, used chiefly to control the appetite in the treatment of obesity • Etymology: 1955–60; phen ( yl) +me (thyl) + (te) tra + (oxa) zine …   From formal English to slang

  • phenmetrazine — (ˈ)fenˈme.trəˌzēn noun ( s) Etymology: phenyl + methyl + tetra + oxazine : a sympathomimetic stimulant C11H15NO used in the form of its hydrochloride as an appetite suppressant …   Useful english dictionary

  • phenmetrazine hydrochloride — An anorexic agent with sympathomimetic properties. * * * phen·met·ra·zine hy·dro·chlo·ride (fen metґrə zēn) [USP] a central nervous system stimulant formerly used as an anorectic but no longer available because of potential for abuse;… …   Medical dictionary

  • Phendimetrazine — Systematic (IUPAC) name 3,4 dimethyl 2 phenylmorpholine Clinical data Trade names Bontril …   Wikipedia

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