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dl

abbreviation

Definition of dl

  1. deciliter




DL

abbreviation

Definition of DL

  1. disabled list



Examples of dl in a sentence

  1. He was put on the DL for the remainder of the season.




dl-

prefix \(ˌ)dē-ˈel, ˈdē-ˌ\

Definition of dl-

  1. 1 also d,l- :  consisting of equal amounts of the dextrorotatory and levorotatory forms of a specified compound <dl-tartaric acid>

  2. 2 :  consisting of equal amounts of the d- and l- forms of a specified compound <dl- fructose>




Medical Dictionary

dl

abbreviation

Medical Definition of dl

  1. deciliter




DL

abbreviation

Medical Definition of DL

  1. danger list




dl-

prefix

Medical Definition of dl-

  1. 1 also d,l- :  consisting of equal amounts of the dextrorotatory and levorotatory forms of a specified compound—usually printed in italic <dl-tartaric acid>; compare racemic

  2. 2:  consisting of equal amounts of the D- and L- forms of a specified compound—usually printed as small capitals <DL-fructose>; compare racemic




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