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Localization of a function, such as speech, to the right or left side of the brain.
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(Medicine) the limitation of a bodily function, such as speech or handedness, to one side of the brain
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lat•er•al•i•za•tion(ˌlæt ər ə ləˈzeɪ ʃən)
functional specialization of the brain, with some skills, as language, occurring primarily in the left hemisphere and others, as the perception of visual and spatial relationships, occurring primarily in the right hemisphere.
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|Noun||1.||lateralization - localization of function on either the right or left sides of the brain|
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