diethylpropion

[ dahy-eth-uh l-proh-pee-uh n ]
/ daɪˌɛθ əlˈproʊ pi ən /

noun Pharmacology.

a sympathomimetic substance, C13H19NO⋅HCl, used as an appetite suppressor and a short-term adjunct in the management of certain kinds of obesity.

Origin of diethylpropion

apparently di-1 + ethyl + propion(ic)
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