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orlistat (or-lis-tat) n. a drug that reduces the absorption of fat in the stomach and small intestine by inhibiting the action of pancreatic lipases. It is administered by mouth to treat clinical obesity, in conjunction with dietary control; side-effects include the production of copious oily stools and flatulence. Trade name: Xenical.

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orlistat Drug used in the treatment of obesity; it inhibits gastric and pancreatic lipase and prevents absorption of much of the dietary fat. Trade name Xenical.

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