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optical activity

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optical activity

noun

Definition of OPTICAL ACTIVITY

:  ability of a chemical substance to rotate the plane of vibration of polarized light to the right or left

First Known Use of OPTICAL ACTIVITY

1877

optical activity

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OPTICAL ACTIVITY

:  ability of a chemical substance to rotate the plane of vibration of polarized light to the right or left

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