dextral

Definitions of dextral
  1. adjective
    preferring to use right foot or hand or eye
    dextral individuals exhibit dominance of the right hand and eye”
    Synonyms:
    right-handed
    using or intended for the right hand
  2. adjective
    of or on the right
    “a dextral gastropod shell with the apex upward has its opening on the right when facing the observer”
    “a dextral flatfish lies with the right eye uppermost”
    Synonyms:
    clockwise
    in the same direction as the rotating hands of a clock
    dexter
    on or starting from the wearer's right
    dextrorsal, dextrorse
    spiraling upward from left to right
    right-handed
    using or intended for the right hand
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    Antonyms:
    sinistral
    of or on the left
    anticlockwise, contraclockwise, counterclockwise
    in the direction opposite to the rotation of the hands of a clock
    sinister
    on or starting from the wearer's left
    sinistrorsal, sinistrorse
    spiraling upward from right to left
    left-handed
    using or intended for the left hand
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