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homovanillic acid

[hoh-moh-vuh-nil-ik, hom-oh-, hoh-moh-, hom-oh-] /ˈhoʊ moʊ vəˈnɪl ɪk, ˈhɒm oʊ-, ˌhoʊ moʊ-, ˌhɒm oʊ-/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
the end product of dopamine metabolism, C 9 H 10 O 4 , found in human urine.
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homovanillic acid ho·mo·va·nil·lic acid (hō'mō-və-nĭl'ĭk, hŏm'ō-)
n.
A dopamine metabolite occurring in human urine.

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