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lateralization

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noun lat·er·al·i·za·tion \ˌla-tə-rə-lə-ˈzā-shən, ˌla-trə-\

Definition of lateralization

  1. :  localization of function or activity on one side of the body in preference to the other

lat·er·al·ize play \ˈla-tə-rə-ˌlīz, ˈla-trə-\ transitive verb


Circa 1899

First Known Use of lateralization

circa 1899


Medical Dictionary

lateralization

noun lat·er·al·iza·tion

Medical Definition of lateralization

  1. :  localization of function or activity (as of verbal processes in the brain) on one side of the body in preference to the other

  2. lat·er·al·ize also British lat·er·al·ise \ˈlat-ə-rə-ˌlīz, ˈla-trə-ˌlīz\play transitive verb, lat·er·al·ized also British lat·er·al·ised lat·er·al·iz·ing also British lat·er·al·is·ing



Variants of lateralization

also British lat·er·al·isa·tion \ˌlat-ə-rə-lə-ˈzā-shən, ˌla-trə-lə-\play

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