l dopa

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L-dopa (ɛlˈdəʊpə)
 
n
Also called: levodopa a substance occurring naturally in the body and used to treat Parkinson's disease. Formula: C9H11NO4
 
[C20: from L-d(ihydr)o(xy)p(henyl)a(lanine)]

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

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L-dopa   (ěl-dō'pə)  Pronunciation Key 
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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