anorectic








adjective

  1. Also an·o·rec·tous. having no appetite.
  2. causing a loss of appetite.

noun

  1. an anorectic substance, as a drug; anorexiant.
adj.

“characterized by lack of appetite,” 1832, medical Latin, from Greek anorektos “without appetite” (see anorexia). As a noun, attested from 1913.

adj.

  1. Marked by loss of appetite.
  2. Suppressing or causing loss of appetite.
  3. Of or affected with anorexia nervosa.

n.

  1. An agent that causes loss of appetite.
  2. One affected with anorexia nervosa.

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