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le•vo  (lēvō),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. Chemistrylevorotatory.
  • by shortening

levo-, 
  • Chemistrya combining form meaning "left,'' "levorotatory,'' used in the formation of compound words:levoglucose; levorotation.
  • Also,  laevo-;
     
    [esp. before a vowel,] lev-. 
    • see -o- representing Latin laevus left, on the left

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