l-dopa









l-dopa


noun

  1. Pharmacology. levodopa.

noun

  1. a substance occurring naturally in the body and used to treat Parkinson’s disease. Formula: C 9 H 11 NO 4Also called: levodopa

n.

  1. The levorotatory form of dopa, used to treat Parkinson’s disease.levodopa

  1. 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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