left-brain, left-brained.

left-brain, left-brained.
left brain «lehft brayn»,
the left cerebral hemisphere of the brain, which is understood to dominate analytic thought processes, mathematical calculations, speech and language, as well as controlling movements on the right side of the body. adjective
left-brain, left-brained.

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