Pronunciation: (dek'strō), [key]
1. a combining form meaning “right,” used in the formation of compound words: dextrorotatatory.
2. Chem.a combining form meaning “turning clockwise”: dextroglucose. Also, esp. before a vowel,dextr-.
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