Origin of dextro
Definition for dextro (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for dextro
They're called d- and l-isomers—d for dextro, l for levo; right and left, you see.A Feast of Demons|William Morrison
In the amygdalin molecule, it exists in the dextro form, which has been named "prunasin."The Chemistry of Plant Life|Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
Promorpha dipleura vel bilaterali, dextro et sinistro antimero symmetricis, plano sagittali annuloque separatis.
Hence this portion of the small intestine consists of a dextro- and sinistro-mesenteric segment.The Anatomy of the Human Peritoneum and Abdominal Cavity|George. S. Huntington
British Dictionary definitions for dextro (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for dextro (2 of 2)
before a vowel dextr-
Word Origin for dextro-
Word Origin and History for dextro
word-forming element meaning "toward or on the right-hand side," from comb. form of Latin dexter (see dexterity).