Pronunciation: (dek-stral'i-tē), [key]
1. the state or quality of having the right side or its parts or members different from and, usually, more efficient than the left side or its parts or members; right-handedness.
2. preference for using the right hand or side. Cf. sinistrality.
3. Zool.the state of being dextral.
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