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[meth-uh l-doh-puh] /ˌmɛθ əlˈdoʊ pə/

noun, Pharmacology.
a white powder, C 1 0 H 1 3 NO 4 , used in the treatment of hypertension.
a drug used to treat hypertension. Formula: C10H13NO4

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


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