1. [ adverb ] to or by or from the side

"such women carry in their heads kinship knowledge of six generations depth and extending laterally among consanguineal kin as far as the grandchildren of second cousin"

Related terms: lateral lateral
2. [ adverb ] (anatomy) in a lateral direction or location

"the body is spindle-shaped and only slightly compressed laterally"

Related terms: anatomy lateral lateral
Similar spelling:   lateral