dihydroxyphenylalanine dihydroxyphenylalanine

Definition(s):

  • (n) amino acid that is formed in the liver and converted into dopamine in the brain

Usage(s):

  1. The drug is L-dopa, short for Levo-dihydroxyphenylalanine.
  2. The drug is usually called L-dopa, or simply dopa, short for Levo-dihydroxyphenylalanine.
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