dextrorotation etymology

English word dextrorotation comes from English 360°, English dextro-

Detailed word origin of dextrorotation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
360° English (eng)
dextro- English (eng) (chemistry) Denoting a dextrorotatory form of an enantiomer.. Right; on the right; toward the right.
dextrorotation English (eng) Rotation in a clockwise direction, especially such rotation of the plane of polarized light.

Words with the same origin as dextrorotation

Descendants of dextro-
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