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le·vo·do·pa

 (lē′və-dō′pə)
n.
See L-dopa.
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levodopa

(ˌliːvəʊˈdəʊpə)
n
(Biochemistry) another name for L-dopa
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L-do•pa

(ˌɛlˈdoʊ pə)

n.
the levorotatory isomer of dopa, converted in the brain to dopamine: used in synthetic form chiefly for treating parkinsonism. Also called levodopa.
[1935–40]
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Noun1.levodopa - the levorotatory form of dopa (trade names Bendopa and Brocadopa and Larodopa); as a drug it is used to treat Parkinson's disease
dihydroxyphenylalanine, dopa - amino acid that is formed in the liver and converted into dopamine in the brain
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levodopa

n levodopa
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