levorotatory


le·vo·ro·ta·to·ry

adjective \-ˈrō-tə-ˌtr-ē\

Definition of LEVOROTATORY

:  turning toward the left or counterclockwise; specifically :  rotating the plane of polarization of light to the left — compare dextrorotatory

First Known Use of LEVOROTATORY

1864

le·vo·ro·ta·to·ry

adjective \-ˈrōt-ə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtr-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LEVOROTATORY

: turning toward the left or counterclockwise; especially : rotating the plane of polarization of light to the left—compare dextrorotatory

Variants of LEVOROTATORY

le·vo·ro·ta·to·ry or le·vo·ro·ta·ry \-ˈrōt-ə-rē\ or British lae·vo·ro·ta·to·ry or lae·vo·ro·ta·ry

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