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1. the making of fine distinctions.
2. actions based on preconceived opinions without consideration of facts.
right-left discrimination the ability to differentiate one side of the body from the other.
right-left dis·crim·i·na·tion(rīt'left dis-krim'i-nā'shŭn)
1. The process of identifying one side of the body as distinct from the other.
2. Ability to distinguish right from left.