dopa

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do·pa

noun \ˈdō-pə, -(ˌ)pä\

Definition of DOPA

:  a phenolic amino acid C9H11NO4 occurring naturally (as in broad beans) or prepared synthetically (as from tyrosine) — compare l-dopa

Origin of DOPA

International Scientific Vocabulary dihydroxy- + phenylalanine
First Known Use: 1917

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