Meaning of D- in English

(|)dē prefix

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from dextr-

1. : dextrorotatory — usually printed in italic

d -tartaric acid

— compare dextr- 2

2. : having a similar configuration at a selected asymmetric carbon atom in an optically active molecule to the configuration of dextrorotatory glyceraldehyde — usually printed as a small capital

d- fructose

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.