dextr-

combining form
variants: or

dextro-

Definition of dextr-

  1. 1 :  right :  on or toward the right dextrorotatory

  2. 2 usually dextro- :  dextrorotatory dextroamphetamine

Origin and Etymology of dextr-

Latin dextr-, dexter


Medical Dictionary

dextr-

combining form
variants: or

dextro-

Medical Definition of dextr-

  1. 1:  right :  on or toward the right dextrocardia

  2. 2usually dextro- :  dextrorotatory dextroamphetamine


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