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lat·er·al·i·ty

 (lăt′ə-răl′ĭ-tē)
n.
Preference in using one side of the body over the other.

laterality

(ˌlætəˈrælɪtɪ)
n
(Psychology) psychol the difference in the mental functions controlled by the left and right cerebral hemispheres of the brain

lat•er•al•i•ty

(ˌlæt əˈræl ɪ ti)

n.
1. the use of one hand in preference to the other. Compare handedness.
2. the dominance or superior development of one side of the body or brain.
[1640–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.laterality - localization of function on either the right or left sides of the brain
localisation, localisation of function, localisation principle, localization of function, localization principle, localization - (physiology) the principle that specific functions have relatively circumscribed locations in some particular part or organ of the body
2.laterality - the property of using one hand more than the other
asymmetry, dissymmetry, imbalance - (mathematics) a lack of symmetry
ambidexterity, ambidextrousness - the property of being equally skillful with each hand
sinistrality, left-handedness - preference for using the left hand
dextrality, right-handedness - preference for using the right hand
3.laterality - superior development of one side of the body
bodily property - an attribute of the body