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[lee-vuh-roh-tuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /ˌli vəˈroʊ təˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/

adjective, Optics, Chemistry, Biochemistry.
turning to the left, as the rotation to the left of the plane of polarization of light in certain crystals and compounds. Symbol: l-.

levorotatory le·vo·ro·ta·to·ry (lē’və-rō’tə-tôr’ē) or le·vo·ro·ta·ry (-rō’tə-rē)

Relating to a substance that causes levorotation.


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