methyldopa

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noun meth·yl·do·pa \ˌme-thəl-ˈdō-pə\

Definition of methyldopa

  1. :  a drug C10H13NO4 used to lower blood pressure

First Known Use of methyldopa

1954


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methyldopa

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noun meth·yl·do·pa \ˌmeth-əl-ˈdō-pə\

Medical Definition of methyldopa

  1. :  an antihypertensive drug C10H13NO4


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