a combining form meaning “left,” “levorotatory,” used in the formation of compound words: levoglucose; levorotation.
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Origin of levo-
representing Latin laevus left, on the left; see -o-
Words nearby levo-
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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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