levo-(redirected from laev-)
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1. To the left: levorotatory.
2. Levorotatory: levulose.
[French lévo-, from Latin laevus, left.]
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a US variant of laevo-
[from Latin laevus left, on the left]
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a combining form meaning “left,” “levorotatory”: levoglucose.
[representing Latin laevus left, on the left; see -o-]
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