How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"levo" is from "laevus" (left) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "counterclockwise" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|In a person with levocardia, activation of the heart begins in the right side and progresses leftward and downward.|
|A solution of fructose rotates polarized light to the left and therefore is called levulose.|