lateral (lat´er-al)

1. On the side.lateralis [NA]; 2. Farther from the median or midsagittal plane.lateralis [NA]; 3. In dentistry, a position either right or left of the midsagittal plane. 4. A radiographic projection made with the film in the sagittal plane; especially, the second view of a chest series.lateralis [NA]; [L. lateralis, lateral, fr. latus, side]


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