L-glyceraldehyde meaning

ĕlglĭsə-răldə-hīd
An optical isomer of glyceraldehyde in which the OH group is on the left side of the asymmetric carbon atom.
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The enantiomer of glyceraldehyde that is levorotatory and in which the OH group is on the left side of the asymmetric carbon atom in a Fischer projection formula.
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