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dihydroxyphenylalanine

noun di·hy·droxy·phe·nyl·al·a·nine \ ˌdī-hī-ˌdräk-sē-ˌfen-ᵊl-ˈal-ə-ˌnēn , -ˌfēn- \

medical Definition of dihydroxyphenylalanine

1 or 3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine play \ˌthrē-ˌfȯr-\ : dopa
2 or L-3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine play \ˈel-\ or L-dihydroxyphenylalanine : l-dopa

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