homovanillic acid

[ hoh-moh-vuh-nil-ik, hom-oh-, hoh-moh-, hom-oh- ]
/ ˈhoʊ moʊ vəˈnɪl ɪk, ˈhɒm oʊ-, ˌhoʊ moʊ-, ˌhɒm oʊ- /

noun Biochemistry.

the end product of dopamine metabolism, C9H10O4, found in human urine.

QUIZZES

LEARN THE SPANISH WORDS FOR THESE COMMON ANIMALS!

Are you learning Spanish? Or do you just have an interest in foreign languages? Either way, this quiz on Spanish words for animals is for you.
Question 1 of 13
How do you say “cat” 🐈 in Spanish?

Origin of homovanillic acid

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Medical definitions for homovanillic acid

homovanillic acid
[ hō′mō-və-nĭlĭk, hŏm′ō- ]

n.

A dopamine metabolite occurring in human urine.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.