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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A drug that suppresses appetite by inhibiting the reuptake of the neurotransmitters norepinephrine and serotonin, used in the management of obesity.

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  • n. A synthetic drug used to suppress appetite in the treatment of obesity.

Etymologies

Alteration of cy(clo)- + but(yl) + perhaps (t)r(i)- (from its three methyl groups) + amine.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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