sinistrogyration

[ sĭn′ĭ-strō-jī-rāshən ]

n.

A twisting to the left, as of a plane of polarized light.

Nearby words

  1. sinistro-,
  2. sinistrocardia,
  3. sinistrocerebral,
  4. sinistrocular,
  5. sinistrodextral,
  6. sinistromanual,
  7. sinistropedal,
  8. sinistrorse,
  9. sinistrotorsion,
  10. sinistrous


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