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dexter

 (L.)
right; on the right side.

dex·ter (D),

(deks'tĕr), This form of the adjective is used only with masculine nouns (pulmo dexter, plural pulmones dextri). With feminine nouns the form dextra is used (auricular dextra, plural auriculae dextrae), and with neuter nouns the form dextrum (atrium dextrum, plural atria dextra). Avoid the misspellings/mispronunciations dextera, dexterae, dexteri, dexterum.
Located on or relating to the right side.
[L. fr. dextra, neut. dextrum]

dexter

/dex·ter/ (deks´ter) [L.] right; on the right side.

dexter (D)

[deks′tər]
Etymology: L, dexter, right
right side; right.

dex·ter

(deks'tĕr)
Located on or relating to the right side.
[L. fr. dextra, neut. dextrum]

dexter

right

dex·ter

(D) (deks'tĕr)
Latin meaning located on or relating to the right side.
[L. fr. dextra, neut. dextrum]

Dexter

a red or black, short-legged breed of cattle used for dairy or beef purposes, produced in Ireland. Called also Dexter-Kerry. They are achondroplastic and the breed has a number of inherited defects, including bulldog calves.
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Dexter beef bull. By permission from SambrausHH, Livestock Breeds, Mosby, 1992

dexter

[L.] right, on the right side.
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