Pronunciation: (lē"vu-rō'tu-tôr"ē, -tōr"ē), [key]
—adj. Optics, Chem., Biochem.
turning to the left, as the rotation to the left of the plane of polarization of light in certain crystals and compounds. Symbol: l- Also,le•vo•ro•ta•ryPronunciation: (lē"vu-rō'tu-rē). [key]
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