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sinistrodextral

[sin-uh-stroh-deks-truh l, si-nis-troh-] /ˌsɪn ə stroʊˈdɛks trəl, sɪˌnɪs troʊ-/
adjective
1.
moving or extending from the left to the right.
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sinistrodextral

/ˌsɪnɪstrəʊˈdɛkstrəl/
adjective
1.
going or directed from left to right: a sinistrodextral script
Word Origin
See sinister, dexter1
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