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Functional Laterality MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Functional Laterality
Tree Number(s)
F02.830.297.425
G11.561.225.425
Unique ID
D007839
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007839
Annotation
restrict to neurological & psychological sense; sidedness or laterality of disease, index the disease with /‌pathol or /‌physiopathol; for unilateral or bilateral surgery, index the surgical technique with /‌methods if pertinent
Scope Note
Behavioral manifestations of cerebral dominance in which there is preferential use and superior functioning of either the left or the right side, as in the preferred use of the right hand or right foot.
Entry Term(s)
Ambidexterity
Behavioral Laterality
Handedness
Laterality of Motor Control
Mirror Writing
See Also
Split-Brain Procedure
Public MeSH Note
2007; see LATERALITY 1966-2006; for AMBIDEXTERITY see LATERALITY 1966-1974; for MIRROR WRITING see DOMINANCE, CEREBRAL 1976-2006 & HANDWRITING 1963-1975
History Note
2007(1966); for MIRROR WRITING use DOMINANCE, CEREBRAL 1976-2006 & HANDWRITING 1963-1975
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Functional Laterality Preferred
Handedness Narrower
Mirror Writing Narrower
Ambidexterity Narrower
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