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Preference in using one side of the body over the other.
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(Psychology) psychol the difference in the mental functions controlled by the left and right cerebral hemispheres of the brain
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lat•er•al•i•ty(ˌlæt əˈræl ɪ ti)
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.
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|Noun||1.||laterality - localization of function on either the right or left sides of the brain|
|2.||laterality - the property of using one hand more than the other|
|3.||laterality - superior development of one side of the body|
bodily property - an attribute of the body
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