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Meaning of L-DOPA

Pronunciation:  'el 'dowpu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the levorotatory form of dopa (trade names Bendopa and Brocadopa and Larodopa); as a drug it is used to treat Parkinson's disease
 

L-DOPA is a 6 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: Bendopa, Brocadopa, Larodopa, levodopa
 
 See Also: dihydroxyphenylalanine, dopa

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: levodopa. an effective anti-Parkinson drug, that is changed into dopamine in the brain.
 

 

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