Synonyms for laterally

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Roots: Strong, deeply fixed in the earth, but not laterally.

Laterally each is united with the pterygoid and opisthotic of its side.

The whole body is depressed, instead of laterally compressed.

The U-tube holding the specimen may be adjusted up and down, and laterally.

In the Sea Snakes (Hydrophid), it is laterally much compressed.

When it contracts, it flexes the head, and inclines it laterally.

How far do they reach out sidewise or laterally from the plant?

The principles of composition are applied in perspective as well as laterally.

The body is black dorsally and laterally, and bluish gray ventrally; the tail musculature is brown and stippled with darker brown.

Summer pelage usually comes in first on the back or head and moves posteriorly and laterally.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Middle French latéral and directly from Latin lateralis "belonging to the side," from latus (genitive lateris) "side" (see oblate (n.)). As a noun, from 1630s, "a side part." As a type of pass to the side in U.S. football, it is attested from 1934. Related: Laterally.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LATERALLY

parallel

adjectivealigned, side-by-side
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