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le•vo•do•pa



Pronunciation: (lē"vu-dō'pu), [key]
n. Pharm.
a synthetic substance, C9H11NO4, that is converted in the brain to dopamine: used chiefly in the treatment of parkinsonism. Also called L-dopa.

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