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Definition of Dextro-

Dextro-: Prefix from the Latin word dexter, meaning 'on the right side.' For example, a molecule that shows dextrorotation is turning or twisting to the right. The opposite of levo-.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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