Dextrorotatory vs Dextromenthol - What's the difference?

dextrorotatory | dextromenthol |


As an adjective dextrorotatory

is (chemistry|of an optically active compound or crystal) that rotates the plane of polarized light to the right, or clockwise.

As a noun dextromenthol is

(chemistry) the dextrorotatory enantiomer of menthol.

dextrorotatory

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (chemistry, of an optically active compound or crystal) That rotates the plane of polarized light to the right, or clockwise.
  • Antonyms

    * levorotatory

    Synonyms

    * (symbol) d- * (prefix) dex-, dextro-

    dextromenthol

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (chemistry) The dextrorotatory enantiomer of menthol.