Meaning of diethylpropion

di•eth•yl•pro•pi•on

Pronunciation: (dī-eth"ul-prō'pē-un), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a sympathomimetic substance, CHNO&multiplydot;HCl, used as an appetite suppressor and a short-term adjunct in the management of certain kinds of obesity.
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