Medical Dictionary

levorotatory

adj le·vo·ro·ta·to·ry \-ˈrōt-ə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtr-\

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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