Definitions for l-dopaˌɛlˈdoʊ pə
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the levorotatory isomer of dopa, converted in the brain to dopamine: used in synthetic form chiefly for treating parkinsonism.
Ref: Also called levodopa.
Origin of L-dopa:
L-dopa, levodopa, Bendopa, Brocadopa, Larodopa(noun)
the levorotatory form of dopa (trade names Bendopa and Brocadopa and Larodopa); as a drug it is used to treat Parkinson's disease