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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • To the left: levorotatory.
  • Levorotatory: levulose.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • Denoting a levorotatory form of an enantiomer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pertaining to, or toward, the left.
  • Turning the plane of polarized light to the left


French lévo-, from Latin laevus, left.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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