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homovanillic acid

[hoh-moh-vuh-nil-ik, hom-oh-, hoh-moh-, hom-oh-]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. the end product of dopamine metabolism, C9H10O4, found in human urine.

Origin of homovanillic acid

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homovanillic acid

(hō′mō-və-nĭlĭk, hŏm′ō-)
n.
  1. A dopamine metabolite occurring in human urine.
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