Definition of Dextrality

1. Noun. Preference for using the right hand.

Exact synonyms: Right-handedness
Generic synonyms: Handedness, Laterality
Derivative terms: Dextral, Right-handed, Right-handed



Definition of Dextrality

1. n. The state of being on the right-hand side; also, the quality of being right- handed; right-handedness.

Definition of Dextrality

1. Noun. The state of being dextral ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Dextrality

1. Right-handedness; preference for the right hand in performing manual tasks. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Dextrality

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1. Biographic Clinics by George Milbry Gould (1907)
"In all this, also, the existence of natural dextrality or sinistrality, or of the pathologic dextrality consequent upon the morbid ..."

2. Luthy's Scientific Handwriting: Being an Analysis of Roman Script Form and by Charles T. Luthy (1918)
"Therefore lines slanting upward and to the left belong, visually, to sinistrality, and lines slanting upward and to the right, to dextrality. 4. ..."

3. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1879)
"The overlooking of the phenomena of bimanual dextrality gives rise to such ... And the failure to observe the types of dextrality may possibly explain some ..."

4. Popular Science Monthly (1904)
"The protection of the heart by the shield would constitute sufficient reason for the institution of dextrality in counting and sign-making, and custom and ..."

5. Manual of Mental and Physical Tests: A Book of Directions Compiled with by Guy Montrose Whipple (1910)
"(9) There is a positive correlation between dextrality and intellectual ability ... (10) The degree of dextrality is greatest in the strongest children and ..."

6. Human Psychology by Howard Crosby Warren (1919)
"Right-handedness, more properly called dextrality,1 is the preference of one hand or the other in performing manual acts; in a majority of cases the right ..."

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