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diethylpropion

[dahy-eth-uh l-proh-pee-uh n] /daɪˌɛθ əlˈproʊ pi ən/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a sympathomimetic substance, C 13 H 19 NO⋅HCl, used as an appetite suppressor and a short-term adjunct in the management of certain kinds of obesity.
Origin
apparently di-1 + ethyl + propion(ic)
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