contralateral

[ kon-truh-lat-er-uh l ]
/ ˌkɒn trəˈlæt ər əl /
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adjective

(of the body) pertaining to, situated on, or coordinated with the opposite side.

Origin of contralateral

First recorded in 1880–85; contra-1 + lateral
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British Dictionary definitions for contralateral

contralateral

/ (ˌkɒntrəˈlætərəl) /

adjective

anatomy zoology relating to or denoting the opposite side of a body, structure, etc

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Medicine definitions for contralateral

contralateral

[ kŏn′trə-lătər-əl ]

adj.

Taking place or originating in a corresponding part on an opposite side, as pain or paralysis in a part opposite the site of a lesion.

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