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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An amino acid that is the metabolic precursor of dopamine, is converted in the brain to dopamine, and used in synthetic form to treat Parkinson's disease. Also called levodopa.

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  • n. the levorotatory form of dopa (trade names Bendopa and Brocadopa and Larodopa); as a drug it is used to treat Parkinson's disease

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