1. [ noun ] (mathematics,geometry) the property of using one hand more than the other
Synonyms: handedness
Related terms: asymmetry right-handedness left-handedness ambidexterity
2. [ noun ] (neurology) localization of function on either the right or left sides of the brain
Synonyms: lateralization lateralisation
Related terms: localisation lateralize
3. [ noun ] (biology) superior development of one side of the body
Synonyms: dominance
Related terms: bodily_property
Similar spelling:   lateral