Dextro meaning

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Dextrorotatory.
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On or to the right; right.

Dextrorotation.

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Dextrorotatory.

Dextrose.

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Toward or on the right-hand side.

Dextrorotatory.

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(chem.) Dextrorotatory.

Dextrose.

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(chemistry) Denoting a dextrorotatory form of an enantiomer.
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Origin of dextro

  • < L dexter: see dexter

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Latin from dexter on the right side deks- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition