methyldopa

noun
meth·​yl·​do·​pa | \ ˌme-thəl-ˈdō-pə How to pronounce methyldopa (audio) \

Definition of methyldopa

: a drug C10H13NO4 used to lower blood pressure

First Known Use of methyldopa

1954, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of methyldopa was in 1954

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“Methyldopa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/methyldopa. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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methyldopa

noun
meth·​yl·​do·​pa | \ ˌmeth-əl-ˈdō-pə How to pronounce methyldopa (audio) \

Medical Definition of methyldopa

: an antihypertensive drug C10H13NO4

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