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dextrosinistral

[ dek-stroh-sin-uh-struhl ]
/ ˌdɛk stroʊˈsɪn ə strəl /
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adjective

passing or extending from the right to the left.
left-handed, but having the right hand trained for writing.

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OTHER WORDS FROM dextrosinistral

dex·tro·sin·is·tral·ly, adverb
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Medical definitions for dextrosinistral

dextrosinistral
[ dĕk′strō-sĭnĭ-strəl, -sĭ-nĭstrəl ]

adj.

Extending from right to left.
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