Definition of L-dopa in English:

L-dopa

noun

Biochemistry
  • The levorotatory 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).’

Pronunciation:

L-dopa

/ˌelˈdōpə/