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 (ăn′ə-rĕk′tĭk) also an·o·ret·ic (-rĕt′ĭk)
1. Marked by loss of appetite.
2. Suppressing or causing loss of appetite.
3. Of or affected with anorexia nervosa.
1. One who is affected with anorexia nervosa.
2. An anorectic drug.

[From Greek anorektos, without appetite : an-, not; see a-1 + orektos, verbal adj. of oregein, to reach out for; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]


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