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methyldopa

[meth-uh l-doh-puh] /ˌmɛθ əlˈdoʊ pə/
noun, Pharmacology.
1.
a white powder, C 1 0 H 1 3 NO 4 , used in the treatment of hypertension.
Origin of methyldopa
1950-1955
First recorded in 1950-55; methyl- + dopa
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British Dictionary definitions for methyldopa

methyldopa

/ˌmiːθaɪlˈdəʊpə/
noun
1.
a drug used to treat hypertension. Formula: C10H13NO4
Word Origin
C20: from methyl + d(ihydr)o(xy)p(henyl)a(lanine)
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methyldopa in Medicine

methyldopa meth·yl·do·pa (měth'əl-dō'pə)
n.
A drug used in the treatment of high blood pressure.

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