sinistrodextral

[ sin-uh-stroh-deks-truh l, si-nis-troh- ]
/ ˌsɪn ə stroʊˈdɛks trəl, sɪˌnɪs troʊ- /

adjective

moving or extending from the left to the right.

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Origin of sinistrodextral

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British Dictionary definitions for sinistrodextral

sinistrodextral
/ (ˌsɪnɪstrəʊˈdɛkstrəl) /

adjective

going or directed from left to righta sinistrodextral script

Word Origin for sinistrodextral

See sinister, dexter 1
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