[ fen-ter-meen ]
/ ˈfɛn tərˌmin /
a white, crystalline powder, phenyl-tertiary-butylamine hydrochloride, soluble in water and alcohol, that stimulates the central nervous system and elevates the systolic blood pressure: used chiefly in the treatment of obesity.
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Medical definitions for phentermine
[ fĕn′tər-mēn′ ]
An oily liquid whose crystalline hydrochloride form was formerly used in the treatment of obesity.
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