Definition of Anorectic

1. Noun. A person suffering from anorexia nervosa.

Exact synonyms: Anorexic
Generic synonyms: Diseased Person, Sick Person, Sufferer
Derivative terms: Anorexic



2. Adjective. Suffering from anorexia nervosa; pathologically thin.
Exact synonyms: Anorexic
Similar to: Lean, Thin
Derivative terms: Anorexia, Anorexia, Anorexic

3. Adjective. Causing loss of appetite. "An anorectic (or anorexigenic) drug"
Exact synonyms: Anorexigenic
Similar to: Causative
Derivative terms: Anorexia

Definition of Anorectic

1. Adjective. Characterised by a lack of appetite, especially as suffering from anorexia nervosa; anorexic. ¹

2. Adjective. Causing a loss of appetite. ¹

3. Noun. A person suffering from anorexia nervosa; an anorexic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Anorectic

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Medical Definition of Anorectic

1. 1. Relating to, characteristic of, or suffering from anorexia, especially anorexia nervosa. 2. An agent that causes anorexia. Synonym: anorexic. (05 Mar 2000)

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anorectic (current term)
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Literary usage of Anorectic

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1. Drugs of Abuseedited by Carol Gibson edited by Carol Gibson (1997)
"anorectic Drugs A number of drugs have been developed and marketed to replace amphetamines as ... These anorectic drugs include benzphetamine (Didrex), ..."

2. Current Issues in Women's Health: An FDA Consumer Special Report by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"The anorectic sometimes becomes a gourmet cook, preparing elaborate meals for ... The anorectic becomes obsessed with a fear of fat and with losing weight. ..."

3. Drugs of Abuse (1996)edited by Carol Gibson edited by Carol Gibson (1996)
"anorectic Drugs A number of drugs have been developed and marketed to replace amphetamines as ... These anorectic drugs include benzphetamine (Didrex), ..."

4. Hypochondriac's Guide to Bontril by W. Frederick Zimmerman (ed.) (2006)
"Related Articles, Links Acute interstitial nephritis following treatment with anorectic agents phentermine and phendimetrazine. Clin Nephrol. ..."

5. Hypochondriac's Guide to Phentermineby edited by W. Frederick Zimmerman by edited by W. Frederick Zimmerman (2005)
"MAO-inhibitory properties of anorectic drugs. ... Effects of anorectic agents on blood pressure of the dog. Arch Int Pharmacodyn Ther. i973 Apr;202(2) ..."

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