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(lat″ĕ-ral′ĭt-ē )

The preference of most people for using one side of the body over the other, e.g., the right hand over the left, or the left eye over the right. In neurology, laterality is used to specify which side of the body or which hemisphere of the brain is dominant.
SEE: cerebral dominance

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