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Lateral

Correct spelling for lateral

Medical definition of lateral:

On the side; on the outer side, as distinguished from medial.

Usage examples for lateral:

  • With an alternating movement, first in this direction, then in that, she lays, upon the support of the radii, a thread that forms two acute angles at the lateral boundaries of the faulty part and describes a zigzag line not wholly unlike the ornament known as the fret. "The Life of the Spider, – J. Henri Fabre"

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