Glossary L

Lateral axis is the axis that has the same directional orientation as the frontal plane of motion and runs from side to side at a right angle to the sagittal plane of motion. Lateral axis is also known as the Frontal or Coronal axis .

Lateral corticospinal tract is defined as set of axons from the primary motor cortex, surrounding areas, and the red nucleus , descending in the lateral part of the spinal cord, responsible for control of muscles on the contralateral side, especially in the arms and legs

Lateral cycling means selling or giving a previously purchased product to someone else to use for its intended purpose.

Lateral epicondylitis refers to a common problem quite frequently associated with gripping and lifting activities that often involves the extensor digitorum muscle near its origin on the lateral epicondyle Lateral epicondylitis is commonly known as Tennis elbow.

Lateral eyes are eyes located on opposite sides of an animal’s head, so the views of the two (2) eyes do not overlap or overlap only slightly, as in the pigeon and rabbit.
Lateral fissure refers to a fissure that separates the frontal and parietal lobes.

Lateral flexion is defined as the movement of the head and/or trunk laterally away from the midline; abduction of spine.

Lateral geniculate nucleus refers to thalamic nucleus that receives incoming visual information