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 \ ˌthrē-​ˌfȯr-​ \ : dopa

2 or L-3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine \ ˈel-​ \ or L-dihydroxyphenylalanine : l-dopa

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