How do you say phentermine? In this episode, I break phentermine down into syllables and explain which syllable has the emphasis. The source of my information in the USP Dictionary Online.
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Phentermine = FEN ter meen
Phentermine has 3 syllables. **Emphasize the first syllable, which is Phen = FEN.
- FEN, like Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Socks pro baseball team.
- Ter, like the “TER” in sisTER.
- Meen, like someone is being rude or mean to you.
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Links from this episode
USP Dictionary Online (aka USAN)
USP Dictionary’s (USAN) pronunciation guide (Source: American Medical Association’s
Webster’s Dictionary https://www.merriam-webster.com
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