Dextrorotation meaning

dĕk'strə-rō-tā'shən
A turning to the right. Used especially of the plane of polarization of light.
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Dextrorotatory direction or movement.
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The clockwise rotation of the plane of polarization of light (as observed when looking straight into the incoming light) by certain substances, such as crystals, and by certain solutions. Dextrorotation is caused by a particular arrangement of the atoms in a molecule of the substance.
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