diethylpropion

diethylpropion

[dahy-eth-uhl-proh-pee-uhn]
noun Pharmacology.
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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