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left-hand·ed

(left hand'ĕd),
Denoting the habitual or more skillful use of the left hand for writing and for most manual operations.
Synonym(s): sinistromanual
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left-hand·ed

(left-hand'ĕd)
Denoting the habitual or more skillful use of the left hand for writing and for most manual functions.
Synonym(s): sinistromanual.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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