Definition of L-dopa in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌelˈdōpə/


The levorotatory form of dopa, used to treat Parkinson’s disease. Also called levodopa.
Example sentences
  • These therapies include L-arginine (the amino acid precursor of nitric oxide), l-dopa (dopamine precursor), limaprost (prostaglandin [E.sub.1]), and naltrexone (opioid antagonist).

Words that rhyme with L-dopa

coper, doper, eloper, Europa, groper, hoper, moper, no-hoper, opah, toper

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Syllabification: L-do·pa

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