An antihypertensive drug, preferred in pregnant patients.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Méthyldopa — Général Nom IUPAC acide (S) 2 amino 3 (3,4 dihydroxyphenyl) 2 methyl propanoïque …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Methyldopa — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Methyldopa …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • methyldopa — noun Date: 1954 a drug C10H13NO4 used to lower blood pressure …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Methyldopa — МЕТИЛДОФА ( Меthyldopа )*. ( )3 (3,4 Диоксифенил) 2 метилаланин, или 3 оксиa метилL тирозин. Синонимы: А льдомет (Hазвание препарата фирмы MERCK CO., INC. , Rahway, N. J., U. S. A.), Допегит, Aldomet, Aldomin, Alfamet, Dopamet, Dopatec, Hypotonal …   Словарь медицинских препаратов

  • methyldopa — /meth euhl doh peuh/, n. Pharm. a white powder, C10H13NO4, used in the treatment of hypertension. [1950 55; METHYL + DOPA] * * * …   Universalium

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