Definition of Lateralize

1. Verb. Move or displace to one side so as to make lateral.

Generic synonyms: Displace, Move
Derivative terms: Lateralization



Definition of Lateralize

1. Verb. To localize a function to either the left or right side of the brain ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lateralize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lateralize

lateral ventral hernia
lateral ventricle
lateral vertigo
lateral vestibular nucleus
lateral wall of middle ear
lateral wall of orbit
lateral wall of tympanic cavity
lateraled
lateraling
lateralis
lateralisation
lateralisations
laterality
lateralization
lateralizations
lateralize (current term)
lateralized
lateralizes
lateralizing
lateralled
lateralling
laterally
laterals
lateralward
laterborn
laterborns
latered
lateriflexion
laterifolious
laterigrade

Literary usage of Lateralize

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1. Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear, Medical and Surgical: Medical and Surgical by William Lincoln Ballenger (1911)
"... lateralize toward the affected side; whereas, if it is in the labyrinth it will lateralize toward the normal or unaffected side. ..."

2. Ballistic Missile Defense Programs: Congressional Hearings edited by Strom Thurmond (2000)
"If the administration expands the ABM Treaty to cover advanced theater systems and also agrees to "multi-lateralize" the treaty by including the states of ..."

3. A Discourse Occasioned by the Death of Daniel Webster: Preached at the by Theodore Parker (1853)
"... of two things in influencing men: either he may extend himself at right angles with the axis of the human march, lateralize himself, spreading widely, ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases, Injuries and Malformations of the by Samuel David Gross (1876)
"It is only by neglecting this precaution, or omitting to lateralize the knife sufficiently in this stage of the proceeding, that the rectum is likely to ..."

5. 5th Report Of The Joint National Committee On Detection, Evaluation, And by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"... abdominal bruits, particularly those that lateralize or have a diastolic component (renovascular disease); delayed or absent femoral arterial pulses and ..."

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