Definition of l-dopa in English:

l-dopa

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noun

[mass noun] Biochemistry
The laevorotatory form of dopa, used to treat Parkinson’s disease. Also called levodopa.
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  • 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).

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