[ lee-voh ]
/ ˈli voʊ /
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Origin of levo
Words nearby levo
Definition for levo (2 of 2)
a combining form meaning “left,” “levorotatory,” used in the formation of compound words: levoglucose; levorotation.
Origin of levo-
representing Latin laevus left, on the left; see -o-
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Example sentences from the Web for levo
But as I also explained in my interview with Levo League, I work extremely hard.I’m Not Ashamed to Admit I Got Lucky—and Neither Should You|Keli Goff|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They're called d- and l-isomers—d for dextro, l for levo; right and left, you see.A Feast of Demons|William Morrison
British Dictionary definitions for levo
a US variant of laevo-
Word Origin for levo-
from Latin laevus left, on the left
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Medical definitions for levo
To the left:levorotation.
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