dextrogyrate etymology

English word dextrogyrate comes from English gyrate, English dextro-

Detailed word origin of dextrogyrate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gyrate English (eng) To revolve round a central point; to move spirally about an axis, as a tornado; to revolve. (biology) Having coils or convolutions.
dextro- English (eng) (chemistry) Denoting a dextrorotatory form of an enantiomer.. Right; on the right; toward the right.
dextrogyrate English (eng) Dextrorotatory.

Words with the same origin as dextrogyrate

Descendants of dextro-
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