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.

Nearby words

  1. diethylacetal,
  2. diethylaminoethanol,
  3. diethylcarbamazine citrate,
  4. diethylene glycol,
  5. diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid,
  6. diethylstilbestrol,
  7. diethyltoluamide,
  8. diethyltryptamine,
  9. dietician,
  10. dietitian

Origin of diethylpropion

apparently di-1 + ethyl + propion(ic)

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