Turning, or causing to turn, toward the right hand; esp., turning the plane of polarization of luminous rays toward the right hand; as, dextrorotatory crystals, sugars, etc. Cf. Levorotatory.
Able to rotate plane-polarized light in a clockwise fashion.
dextrorotary. Compare with levorotatory. Having the property of rotating plane-polarized light clockwise.
rotating to the right
A term applied to optically active compounds that rotate plane polarized light clockwise or to the right.
A chiral molecule which rotates plane-polarized light to the right.
Refers to an optically active substance that rotates the plane of plane polarized light clockwise; also called dextro.
the phenomenon in which plane polarised light is turned in a clockwise direction.