Medical Dictionary


noun lat·er·al·i·ty \ˌlat-ə-ˈral-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of laterality



  1. :  preference in use of homologous parts on one lateral half of the body over those on the other :  dominance in function of one of a pair of lateral homologous parts <studies of the laterality of individuals in the performance of different tasks—K. C. Garrison>

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