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levorotatory

Pronunciation: le'vo-ro'ta-to're

Definition:

  1. Denoting levorotation, or certain crystals or solutions capable of causing it; as a chemical prefix, usually abbreviated l- or (-).
  2. Describing any leftward or anticlockwise rotation.

Synonym(s): levogyrate, levogyrous

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