Definitions of laterality
  1. noun
    localization of function on either the right or left sides of the brain
    synonyms: lateralisation, lateralization
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    type of:
    localisation, localisation of function, localisation principle, localization, localization of function, localization principle
    (physiology) the principle that specific functions have relatively circumscribed locations in some particular part or organ of the body
  2. noun
    superior development of one side of the body
    synonyms: dominance
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    type of:
    bodily property
    an attribute of the body
  3. noun
    the property of using one hand more than the other
    synonyms: handedness
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    ambidexterity, ambidextrousness
    the property of being equally skillful with each hand
    left-handedness, sinistrality
    preference for using the left hand
    dextrality, right-handedness
    preference for using the right hand
    type of:
    asymmetry, dissymmetry, imbalance
    (mathematics) a lack of symmetry
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