gyro-, gyr-

(Greek: turning, spinning, whirling, bend, circular motion; originally, "circle, curved, ring")

sinistrogyrate, sinistrogyrating, sinistrogyric
1. Turning or moving to left.
2. A circular movement to the left.
sinistrogyration (s) (noun), sinistrogyrations pl)
A turning or twisting to the left.

Related "around, round, surrounding" units: ambi-; ampho-; circ-; circum-; cyclo-, -cycle; peri-.

Inter-related cross references involving word units meaning "bend, curve, turn": diversi-; diverticul-; flect-, flex-; meand-; -plex; streph-; stroph-; tors-; tropo-; verg-; vers-; volv-.