levo-

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See also: levo and levò

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin laevus ‎(left).

Prefix[edit]

levo-

  1. Left; on the left; toward the left.
    levorotatory
  2. (chemistry) Denoting a levorotatory form of an enantiomer.
    levofloxacin, levoglucose

Synonyms[edit]

  • (left): sinistro-
  • (denoting a levorotatory form): L- (abbreviation)

Antonyms[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (denoting a levorotatory form): race-

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