nondominant


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nondominant

(ˌnɒnˈdɒmɪnənt)
adj
1. (Genetics) genetics relating to a hereditary trait or gene that is not dominant
2. (Anatomy) anatomy relating to a part, an organ, or a cerebral hemisphere of the body that is not dominant over its paired part on the other side of the body.
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Then, two hours later, they were subjected to a stress-inducing situation in which they had to submerge their nondominant hand in freezing water for two minutes while they thought they were being filmed (they weren't).
He also varies his style and artistic mediums throughout the book, often drawing with his nondominant hand when recreating Castie's "unschooled" works.
Simple things like brushing your teeth with your nondominant hand, or trying a new activity that makes you think on your feet like a dance class, or simply reading a book on an unfamiliar topic are all great tools for keeping the brain active.
The level will sit about 9 inches in front of the nondominant eye just below the shooter's line of sight.
Both the dominant and nondominant hands were tested twice, and the average time of each hand was calculated (the pegs and container were produced by Devine Medical, Norwalk, CA, USA).
In addition, we have noticed in our practice that a sizable proportion of cancers have been arising from nondominant nodules.
With patients from nondominant cultural backgrounds, language barriers can mask factors indicating a lack of capacity until specific decisions must be made.
Characters from nondominant groups suffer seriously while the first-person narrative perspective requires the reader to empathize with Elloren in her awakening.
On the first day, after the measurements of height, weight, maximum isometric muscle strength of nondominant elbow flexors and circumference of nondominant upper arm, each subject performed a DOMS induction protocol (See next paragraph) by an isokinetic dynamometer.
Faced with such constraints, as well as with the urgent need to improve student outcomes, we owe it to students--especially to those from nondominant groups--to put existing resources to great use now and employ only high-leverage strategies that promote high levels of learning for all.
Making connections to the home culture and affirming nondominant cultures in the classroom is part of culturally relevant teaching (Ladson-Billings, 1995) and a major component in cultural responsiveness to students of color (Gay, 2002).
She might be OK with other nondominant cats, but it is unknown if she could adjust to a dog.