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L-dopa

[el-doh-puh] /ˌɛlˈdoʊ pə/
noun
1.
Pharmacology, levodopa.
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L-dopa

/ɛlˈdəʊpə/
noun
1.
a substance occurring naturally in the body and used to treat Parkinson's disease. Formula: C9H11NO4 Also called levodopa
Word Origin
C20: from L-d(ihydr)o(xy)p(henyl)a(lanine)
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l dopa in Medicine

L-dopa n.
The levorotatory form of dopa, used to treat Parkinson's disease. Also called levodopa.

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l dopa in Science
L-dopa
  (ěl-dō'pə)   
An amino acid that is the metabolic precursor of dopamine, is converted in the brain to dopamine, and is used in synthetic form to treat Parkinson's disease. Chemical formula: C9H11NO4.
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L-dopa

levodopa
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