dextral

adjective dex·tral \ ˈdek-strəl \

Definition of dextral

: of or relating to the right : inclined to the right: such as
a : right-handed 3
b of a gastropod shell : having the whorls coiling clockwise down the spire when viewed with the apex toward the observer and having the aperture situated on the right of the axis when held with the spire uppermost and with the aperture opening toward the observer — compare sinistral

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1646

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dextral

adjective dex·tral \ ˈdek-strəl \

medical Definition of dextral

: of or relating to the right; especially : right-handed

dextrally

play \-strə-lē\ adverb

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dextral

noun

medical Definition of dextral

: a person exhibiting dominance of the right hand and eye

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