(comparative more dextrally, superlative most dextrally)
- Towards the right.
- The hands of a watch rotate dextrally.
dextral + -ly
Variant of dextral
- on the right-hand side; right
- having whorls that rise to the apex in counterclockwise spirals from the opening at the lower right: said of the shells of most gastropods
Origin of dextral; from Classical Latin dextra, right-hand side (see dexter) + -al