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variant of .
combining form
on or towards the left: laevorotation
(in chemistry) denoting a laevorotatory compound: laevulose


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  • Laevogyrate

    /ˌliːvəʊˈdʒaɪreɪt/ adjective 1. another word for laevorotatory

  • Laevorotatory

    /ˌliːvəʊˈrəʊtətərɪ; -trɪ/ adjective 1. of, having, or causing laevorotation Also laevogyrate

  • Laevorotation

    /ˌliːvəʊrəʊˈteɪʃən/ noun 1. a rotation to the left 2. an anticlockwise rotation of the plane of polarization of plane-polarized light as a result of its passage through a crystal, liquid, or solution

  • Laevulin

    /ˈlɛvjʊlɪn/ noun 1. a polysaccharide occurring in the tubers of certain helianthus plants

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