Definition of Optical activity

1. Noun. (physics) a property caused by asymmetrical molecular or crystal structure that enables a compound or crystal to rotate the plane of incident polarized light ¹



2. Noun. (chemistry) A measure of the amount of optical rotation produced by a standard amount of a substance ¹

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Medical Definition of Optical activity

1. The ability of a material to rotate the plane of polarized light. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Optical Activity

optic neuritis
optic neuroma
optic papilla
optic part of retina
optic radiation
optic recess
optic sign
optic stalk
optic tectum
optic tract
optical
optical aberration
optical activity (current term)
optical antipode
optical art
optical astronomy
optical axis
optical bench
optical character recognition
optical condenser
optical crown
optical density
optical device
optical diffraction
optical disc
optical discs
optical disk

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