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α-methyltyrosine

noun α-meth·yl·ty·ro·sine \ ˌal-fə-ˌmeth-əl-ˈtī-rə-ˌsēn \

medical Definition of α-methyltyrosine

: a compound C10H13NO3 that inhibits the synthesis of catecholamines but not of serotonin

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