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or·li·stat

 (ôr′lĭ-stăt′)
n.
A drug, C29H53NO5, that reduces dietary fat absorption by inhibiting the enzyme lipase, used in the management of obesity.

[or(tho)- + li(p)stat(in), naturally occurring lipase inhibitor (lip(ase) + -stat + -in).]
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orlistat

(ˈɔːlɪˌstæt)
n
a drug that promotes weight loss
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