Dextrorotatory

Definition of Dextrorotatory

Dex`tro`ro´ta`to`ry
a.1.(Chem. & Opt.) Turning, or causing to turn, toward the right hand; esp., turning the plane of polarization of luminous rays toward the right hand; as, dextrorotatory crystals, sugars, etc. Cf. Levorotatory.

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clockwise, dextrorotary, right-handed
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