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a combining form meaning “left, on the left,” used in the formation of compound words: sinistrodextral.
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Also especially before a vowel, sinistr- .
Words nearby sinistro-
Sining, sinister, sinistral, sinistrality, sinistration, sinistro-, sinistrocular, sinistrodextral, sinistrorse, sinistrous, Sinitic
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How to use sinistro- in a sentence
In sinistro vero aliud, ubi lectiones et Evangelia leguntur.Some Account of Gothic Architecture in Spain|George Edmund Street
Da retinite all' occhio sinistro con suffusione dei mezzi trasparenti, e da grave iperemia retinica all' occhio destro.In the Forbidden Land|Arnold Henry Savage Landor
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
Sinistro-caudad: extending obliquely from the left toward the tail.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith