Definition of l-dopa in English:

l-dopa

noun

mass nounBiochemistry
  • The laevorotatory form of dopa, used to treat Parkinson's disease.

    Also called levodopa
    • ‘These therapies include L-arginine (the amino acid precursor of nitric oxide), l-dopa (dopamine precursor), limaprost (prostaglandin [E.sub.1]), and naltrexone (opioid antagonist).’