1. [ adjective ] preferring to use right foot or hand or eye

"dextral individuals exhibit dominance of the right hand and eye"

Related terms: right-handed right-handed
2. [ adjective ] of or on the right

"a dextral gastropod shell with the apex upward has its opening on the right when facing the observer" "a dextral flatfish lies with the right eye uppermost"

Related terms: sinistral dexter dextrorse clockwise right-handed
Similar spelling:   dextrality