[ lat-uh-ral-i-tee ]
/ ˌlæt əˈræl ɪ ti /
the use of one hand in preference to the other.Compare handedness.
the dominance or superior development of one side of the body or brain.
English Affixes From A To Z: A One-Stop List Of Suffixes, Prefixes, and Combining FormsIn English, we love to make new words by adding all sorts of bits to the front and back of existing terms. These are called affixes, and they are added to the base or stem of a word. When attached to the end of word, the affix is called a suffix. And to the beginning? A prefix.
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Examples from the Web for laterality
And therefore this prevalency is either uncertainly placed in the laterality, or custom determines its differency.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 2 of 3)|Thomas Browne
British Dictionary definitions for laterality
/ (ˌlætəˈrælɪtɪ) /
psychol the difference in the mental functions controlled by the left and right cerebral hemispheres of the brain
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Medicine definitions for laterality
[ lăt′ə-răl′ĭ-tē ]
Preferential use of limbs of one side of the body.
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