L-dopa definition

  • noun:
    • An amino acid this is the metabolic predecessor of dopamine, is converted in the brain to dopamine, and used in artificial form to treat Parkinson's disease. Also referred to as levodopa.
    • the levorotatory kind of dopa (trade brands Bendopa and Brocadopa and Larodopa); as a drug it's always treat Parkinson's condition

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