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homovanillic acid

[ hoh-moh-vuh-nil-ik, hom-oh-, hoh-moh-, hom-oh- ]
/ ˈhoʊ moʊ vəˈnɪl ɪk, ˈhɒm oʊ-, ˌhoʊ moʊ-, ˌhɒm oʊ- /
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noun Biochemistry.
the end product of dopamine metabolism, C9H10O4, found in human urine.
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homovanillic acid
[ hō′mō-və-nĭlĭk, hŏm′ō- ]

n.
A dopamine metabolite occurring in human urine.
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