dextrorotatory

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dextro- +‎ rotatory

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dextrorotatory ‎(not comparable)

  1. (chemistry, of an optically active compound or crystal) That rotates the plane of polarized light to the right, or clockwise.
    Dexibuprofen is the active dextrorotatory enantiomer of ibuprofen.

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