(geology) Describes the relativemotion of two blocks along a strike-slip fault. From a plan view perspective, as if standing on the fault line, the left block moves towards, and the right block moves away.
Left-lateral Sentence Examples
A similar fold passes from the tip of the left lobe as the left lateral ligament, and both these are the lateral margins of the coronary ligament.
Passing from right to left there are therefore: right lateral (rl), right central (rc), left central (lc), and left lateral (11) lobes.
ligament in the adult, lying 11, The left lateral lobe.
llf, The left lateral fissure.
The Spigelian lobe is represented by a flat surface between the postal fissure and the posterior border, not distinctly marked off from the left lateral by a fissure of the ductus venosus, as this vessel is buried deep in the hepatic substance, but the caudate lobe is distinct and tongue-shaped, its free apex reaching nearly to the border of the right lateral lobe.