optic rotatory dispersion

op·ti·c ro·ta·to·ry dis·per·sion (ORD),

the change in optic rotation with the wavelength of the incident monochromatic polarized light; the displacement of the former from zero within the absorption band is known as the Cotton effect.
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op·tic ro·ta·to·ry dis·per·sion

(op'tik rō'tă-tōr'ē dis-pĕr'zhŭn)
The change in optic rotation with the wavelength of the incident monochromatic polarized light; the displacement of the former from zero within the absorption band is known as the Cotton effect.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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