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Noun: laterality  ,la-tu'ra-li-tee
  1. Localization of function on either the right or left sides of the brain
    - lateralization, lateralisation [Brit]
     
  2. The property of using one hand more than the other
    - handedness
     
  3. Superior development of one side of the body
    - dominance

Derived forms: lateralities

Type of: asymmetry, bodily property, dissymmetry, imbalance, localisation [Brit], localisation of function [Brit], localisation principle [Brit], localization, localization of function, localization principle

Encyclopedia: Laterality