laterality

[lat-uh-ral-i-tee]
noun
1.
the use of one hand in preference to the other. Compare handedness.
2.
the dominance or superior development of one side of the body or brain.

Origin:
1640–50; lateral + -ity

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laterality (ˌlætəˈrælɪtɪ)
 
n
psychol the difference in the mental functions controlled by the left and right cerebral hemispheres of the brain

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laterality lat·er·al·i·ty (lāt'ə-rāl'ĭ-tē)
n.
Preferential use of limbs of one side of the body.

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Laterality is the release of airflow at the side of the tongue.
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