laevo-

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British Dictionary definitions for laevo-

laevo-

US levo-

combining form
  1. on or towards the leftlaevorotation
  2. (in chemistry) denoting a laevorotatory compoundlaevulose

Word Origin for laevo-

from Latin laevus left
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