Dextrorotatory meaning

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Of or relating to an optically active substance that rotates the plane of polarized light to the right, or clockwise.

A dextrorotatory solution.

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Turning or circling to the right, in a clockwise direction.
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That turns the plane of polarized light to the right or clockwise.
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Relating to an optically active substance that rotates the plane of polarized light to the right, or clockwise (when looking toward the light source).

A dextrorotatory solution.

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Relating to a substance that causes dextrorotation.
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(chemistry, of an optically active compound or crystal) That rotates the plane of polarized light to the right, or clockwise.
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