HyperDic: laterally

English > 2 senses of the word laterally:
ADVERBalllaterallyto or by or from the side
alllaterallyin a lateral direction or location
English > laterally: 2 senses > adverb 1
MeaningTo or by or from the side.
Example"such women carry in their heads kinship knowledge of six generations depth and extending laterally among consanguineal kin as far as the grandchildren of second cousin"
Adjectiveslateralsituated at or extending to the side
English > laterally: 2 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn a lateral direction or location.
Example"the body is spindle-shaped and only slightly compressed laterally"
Categoryanatomy, general anatomyThe branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
Adjectiveslaterallying away from the median and sagittal plane of a body

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