HyperDic: larodopa

English > 1 sense of the word Larodopa:
NOUNsubstanceLarodopa, L-dopa, levodopa, Bendopa, Brocadopathe levorotatory form of dopa (trade names Bendopa and Brocadopa and Larodopa)
English > Larodopa: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningThe levorotatory form of dopa (trade names Bendopa and Brocadopa and Larodopa); as a drug it is used to treat Parkinson's disease.
SynonymsL-dopa, levodopa, Bendopa, Brocadopa
Broaderdopa, dihydroxyphenylalanineamino acid that is formed in the liver and converted into dopamine in the brain
Usage oftrade namea name given to a product or service
Spanishlevodopa
Catalanl-dopa, levodopa

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