anorexiant
A drug (“diet pills”), process, or event that leads to anorexia.

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an·orex·i·ant .an-ə-'rek-sē-ənt, -'rek-shənt n a drug that suppresses appetite
anorexiant adj ANORECTIC (2)

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ano·rex·i·ant (an″o-rekґse-ənt) anorectic (def. 2).

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