- a combining form meaning “right,” used in the formation of compound words: dextrorotatatory.
- Chemistry. a combining form meaning “turning clockwise”: dextroglucose.
- short for dextrorotatorySee dextrorotatory
- on or towards the rightdextrorotation
- (in chemistry) indicating a dextrorotatory compounddextroglucose
word-forming element meaning “toward or on the right-hand side,” from comb. form of Latin dexter (see dexterity).
- On or to the right; right:dextroposition.