levogyrate, levogyrous

levogyrate, levogyrous
SYN: levorotatory. [levo- + L. gyro, to turn in a circle]

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  • levogyrate — [lē΄vō jī′rəslē΄vō jī′rāt΄] adj. 〚 LEVO + GYRATE, adj.〛 LEVOROTATORY: also levogyrous [lē΄vō jī′rəs] * * * …   Universalium

  • levogyrate — [lē΄vō jī′rəslē΄vō jī′rāt΄] adj. [ LEVO + GYRATE, adj.] LEVOROTATORY: also levogyrous [lē΄vō jī′rəs] …   English World dictionary

  • levorotatory — 1. Denoting levorotation, or certain crystals or solutions capable of causing it; as a chemical prefix, usually abbreviated l or (−). Cf.:dextrorotatory. 2. Describing any leftward or anticlockwise rotation. SYN: levogyrate, levogyrous. * * *… …   Medical dictionary

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