left-sidedness

left-sidedness
The normal left-sided location of certain unpaired organs, such as the spleen and most of the stomach.
- bilateral left-sidedness a syndrome in which normally unpaired organs develop more symmetrically in mirror image; two spleens, one on each side, are usually present, and cardiovascular anomalies are common. SYN: polysplenia syndrome.

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