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