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 (dĕk′strə-rō′tə-tôr′ē) also dex·tro·ro·ta·ry (-rō′tə-rē)
adj. Symbol d-
Of or relating to an optically active substance that rotates the plane of polarized light to the right, or clockwise (when looking toward the light source): a dextrorotatory solution.
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Adj.1.dextrorotary - rotating to the right
clockwise - in the same direction as the rotating hands of a clock
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