methyldopa

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meth·yl·do·pa

 (mĕth′əl-dō′pə)
n.
A drug, C10H13NO4, used to treat hypertension.

methyldopa

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

meth•yl•do•pa

(ˌmɛθ əlˈdoʊ pə)

n.
a white powder, C10H13NO4, used in the treatment of hypertension.
[1950–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.methyldopa - antihypertensive drug (trade name Aldomet) used in the treatment of high blood pressuremethyldopa - antihypertensive drug (trade name Aldomet) used in the treatment of high blood pressure
antihypertensive, antihypertensive drug - a drug that reduces high blood pressure
Translations

methyldopa

n metildopa
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