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dihydroxyphenylalanine

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

Medical Definition of dihydroxyphenylalanine

  1. 1 or 3,4–dihydroxyphenylalanine \ˌthrē-ˌfȯr-\play :  dopa

  2. 2 or L–3,4–dihydroxyphenylalanine \ˈel-\play or L–dihydroxyphenylalanine :  l-dopa


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