HyperDic: levodopa

English > 1 sense of the word levodopa:
NOUNsubstancelevodopa, L-dopa, Bendopa, Brocadopa, Larodopathe levorotatory form of dopa (trade names Bendopa and Brocadopa and Larodopa)
English > levodopa: 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, Bendopa, Brocadopa, Larodopa
Broaderdopa, dihydroxyphenylalanineamino acid that is formed in the liver and converted into dopamine in the brain
Spanishlevodopa
Catalanl-dopa, levodopa

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