1. A combining form or prefix meaning pertaining to, or toward, the left; as, levorotatory.

2. <chemistry> Turning the plane of polarized light to the left; as, levotartaric acid; levoracemic acid; levogyratory crystals, etc.

Alternative forms: laevo-.

Origin: L. laevus

(29 Oct 1998)

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