contralateral hemiplegia

n.

Paralysis occurring on the side of the body opposite to the side of the brain in which the causal lesion occurs.

Nearby words

  1. contragestive,
  2. contrail,
  3. contraindicate,
  4. contraindication,
  5. contralateral,
  6. contralto,
  7. contranym,
  8. contraoctave,
  9. contraorbital,
  10. contraplete


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