ambidextrous

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ambidextrous

[¦am·bə¦dek·strəs]
(physiology)
Capable of using both hands with equal skill.
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De Martino brings to the fore the central ambiguity of Hertz's argument: that the hands are attributed a symbolic inequality when the technical demands of labor impel humankind toward ambidextrousness.
To think the question of ambiguity through the phenomenon of ambidextrousness is to go to the heart of the problem, since while right and left mirror each other as opposites, they are also (particularly at the moment in which they are trained to act with equal facility) indistinct.