levocardia le·vo·car·di·a (lē’və-kär’dē-ə)
Situs inversus of the viscera but with normal positioning of the heart on the left, usually associated with congenital cardiac lesions.
levoclination le·vo·cli·na·tion (lē’və-klə-nā’shən) n. See levotorsion.
[lee-vuh-doh-puh] /ˌli vəˈdoʊ pə/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a synthetic substance, C 9 H 11 NO 4 , that is converted in the brain to dopamine: used chiefly in the treatment of parkinsonism. /ˌliːvəʊˈdəʊpə/ noun 1. another name for L-dopa levodopa le·vo·do·pa (lē’və-dō’pə) n. See L-dopa.
[lee-vuh-gloo-kohs] /ˌli vəˈglu koʊs/ noun, Chemistry. 1. See under (def 1). [gloo-kohs] /ˈglu koʊs/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a sugar, C 6 H 12 O 6 , having several optically different forms, the common dextrorotatory form (dextroglucose, or -glucose) occurring in many fruits, animal tissues and fluids, etc., and having a sweetness about one half that […]
levorotation le·vo·ro·ta·tion (lē’və-rō-tā’shən) n. A counterclockwise rotation, especially of the plane of polarized light. levorotation (lē’və-rō-tā’shən) The counterclockwise rotation of the plane of polarization of light (as observed when looking straight into the incoming light) by certain substances, such as crystals, and by certain solutions. Levorotation is caused by a particular arrangement of the atoms […]