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

lateralize

play \ˈla-tə-rə-ˌlīz, ˈla-trə-\ transitive verb

First Known Use of lateralization

1820


Medical Dictionary

lateralization

noun lat·er·al·iza·tion
variants: also British

lateralisation

\ˌlat-ə-rə-lə-ˈzā-shən, ˌla-trə-lə-\play

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

lateralize

also British

lateralise

\ˈlat-ə-rə-ˌlīz, ˈla-trə-ˌlīz\play transitive verb

lateralized

also British

lateralised

;

lateralizing

also British

lateralising


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