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

  • n. An amino acid, C9H11NO4, formed in the liver from tyrosine and converted to dopamine in the brain.

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  • n. The amino acid dihydroxyphenylalanine that is generated in the liver from tyrosine and then converted into dopamine in the brain

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

Etymologies

d(ihydr)o(xy)p(henyl)a(lanine).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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