laterality

Definitions of laterality
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n localization of function on either the right or left sides of the brain

Synonyms:
lateralisation, lateralization
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

n superior development of one side of the body

Synonyms:
dominance
Type of:
bodily property
an attribute of the body

n the property of using one hand more than the other

Synonyms:
handedness
Types:
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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