Medical Dictionary

laterality

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

medical Definition of laterality

plural lateralities
: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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