levo-

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levo-

or lev-
pref.
1. To the left: levorotatory.
2. Levorotatory: levulose.

[French lévo-, from Latin laevus, left.]

levo-

combining form
a US variant of laevo-
[from Latin laevus left, on the left]

levo-

a combining form meaning “left,” “levorotatory”: levoglucose.
[representing Latin laevus left, on the left; see -o-]