phenmetrazine

[ fen-me-truh-zeen ]
/ fɛnˈmɛ trəˌzin /

noun Pharmacology.

a compound, C11H15NO, used chiefly to control the appetite in the treatment of obesity.

Nearby words

  1. phenformin,
  2. phenic acid,
  3. phenicia,
  4. phenix,
  5. phenix city,
  6. pheno-,
  7. phenobarbital,
  8. phenobarbitone,
  9. phenocopy,
  10. phenocryst

Origin of phenmetrazine

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

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