non·​dom·​i·​nant | \ ˌnän-ˈdä-mə-nənt How to pronounce nondominant (audio) , -ˈdäm-nənt\

Definition of nondominant

: not dominant nondominant genes done with the nondominant hand

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Experiments with modern humans wearing mouth guards suggest that if a person holds an object taut between her mouth and nondominant hand— Michael Greshko, National Geographic, "Oldest Evidence of Right-Handedness Seen in Fossil Jaw," 24 Oct. 2016

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1940, in the meaning defined above

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