Definition of lateralward in English:

lateralward

adverb

Anatomy Zoology
  • To the side; laterally, laterad; specifically in the direction away from the medial plane of the body.

Pronunciation

lateralward

/ˈlat(ə)rəlwəd/ /ˈlat(ə)r(ə)lwəd/

adjective

Anatomy Zoology
  • Located in a lateral position; occurring or extending in a lateral direction.

Pronunciation

lateralward

/ˈlat(ə)rəlwəd/ /ˈlat(ə)r(ə)lwəd/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of Morphology. From lateral + -ward.