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phenmetrazine

[ fen-me-truh-zeen ]
/ fɛnˈmɛ trəˌzin /
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noun Pharmacology.
a compound, C11H15NO, used chiefly to control the appetite in the treatment of obesity.
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Origin of phenmetrazine

First recorded in 1955–60; phen(yl) + me(thyl) + (te)tra- + (oxa)zine
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