levorotation

noun
le·​vo·​ro·​ta·​tion
variants: or British laevorotation \ ˌlē-​və-​rō-​ˈtā-​shən How to pronounce levorotation (audio) \

Medical Definition of levorotation

: left-handed or counterclockwise rotation used of the plane of polarization of light

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“Levorotation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/levorotation. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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