anorectic

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anorectic an·o·rec·tic (ān'ə-rěk'tĭk) or an·o·ret·ic (-rět'ĭk)
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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