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levodopa:

see l-dopal-dopa
, drug used to alleviate some of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, particularly trembling, rigidity, and slow movements; the drug is also called levodopa. Parkinson's disease results when the concentration of dopamine in the brain is depleted (see catecholamine).
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levodopa

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(pharmacology)
C9H11NO4 Crystals or crystalline powder, soluble in dilute hydrochloric acid and in formic acid; used as an anticholinergic drug and in the treatment of Parkinson's disease. AbbreviatedL-dopa.
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