Sinistral



adjective
1.
of, relating to, or on the left side; left (opposed to dextral).
2.
left-handed.
3.
(of certain gastropod shells) coiling counterclockwise, as seen from the apex.
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or located on the left side, esp the left side of the body
2.
a technical term for left-handed
3.
(of the shells of certain gastropod molluscs) coiling in a clockwise direction from the apex

sinistral sin·is·tral (sĭn’ĭ-strəl, sĭ-nĭs’trəl)
adj.

Of, facing, or located on the left side; left.

Left-handed.

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