methyl dopa

methyldopa

[meth-uhl-doh-puh]
noun Pharmacology.
a white powder, C 1 0 H 1 3 NO 4 , used in the treatment of hypertension.

Origin:
1950–55; methyl- + dopa

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methyldopa (ˌmiːθaɪlˈdəʊpə)
 
n
a drug used to treat hypertension. Formula: C10H13NO4
 
[C20: from methyl + d(ihydr)o(xy)p(henyl)a(lanine)]

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methyldopa meth·yl·do·pa (měth'əl-dō'pə)
n.
A drug used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

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