phentermine

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phen·ter·mine

 (fĕn′tər-mēn′)
n.
A drug, C10H15N, that suppresses appetite by altering the metabolism of the neurotransmitter norepinephrine and is used in its hydrochloride form in the management of obesity.

[phen(yl) + ter(tiary) + (butyla)mine, one of its constituents.]
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phentermine

n fentermina
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