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laterality Syllabification: lat·er·al·i·ty
Pronunciation: /ˌladəˈralədē/

Definition of laterality in English:


Dominance of one side of the brain in controlling particular activities or functions, or of one of a pair of organs such as the eyes or hands.
Example sentences
  • Table 1 presents the data for the muscle stiffness index of the left and right sides, laterality, and imbalance.
  • Functional asymmetry of the brain and behavioral laterality may be a pleiotropic effect of these genes.
  • During the 1990s he continued his work on laterality and the study of hemispheric asymmetries.
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