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ipsilateral

[ ip-suh-lat-er-uhl ]
/ ˌɪp səˈlæt ər əl /
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adjective Anatomy.
pertaining to, situated on, or affecting the same side of the body: ipsilateral paralysis.
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Origin of ipsilateral

1905–10; <Latin ipsi- (combining form of ipse oneself, the very one) + lateral

OTHER WORDS FROM ipsilateral

ip·si·lat·er·al·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for ipsilateral

ipsilateral
/ (ˌɪpsɪˈlætərəl) /

adjective
on or affecting the same side of the body

Word Origin for ipsilateral

C20: irregularly formed from Latin ipse self + lateral
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Medical definitions for ipsilateral

ipsilateral
[ ĭp′sə-lătər-əl ]

adj.
Located on or affecting the same side of the body.
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