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contralateral

 [kon″trah-lat´er-al]
pertaining to, situated on, or affecting the opposite side.

con·tra·lat·er·al

(kon'tră-lat'er-ăl),
Relating to the opposite side, as when pain is perceived or paralysis occurs on the side opposite to that of the lesion.
Synonym(s): heterolateral
[L. contra, opposite, + latus, side]

contralateral

/con·tra·lat·er·al/ (-lat´er-al) pertaining to, situated on, or affecting the opposite side.

contralateral

[-lat′ərəl]
Etymology: L, contra + lateralis, side
affecting or originating in the opposite side of a point of reference, such as a point on a body.

contralateral

adjective Referring to an opposite side. Cf Ipsilateral.

con·tra·lat·er·al

(kon'tră-lat'ĕr-ăl)
Relating to the opposite side, as when pain is felt or paralysis occurs on the side opposite to that of the lesion.
Synonym(s): heterolateral.
[L. contra, opposite, + latus, side]

contralateral

Pertaining to the opposite side. The term ipsilateral is used in referring to the same side.

contralateral

the opposite side, e.g. paralysis due to a cerebrovascular accident affecting the motor cortex of one side of the brain causes paralysis on the contralateral side of the body

contralateral 

A term relating to the opposite side. See lateral geniculate bodies; ipsilateral.

con·tra·lat·er·al

(kon'tră-lat'ĕr-ăl)
Relating to the opposite side, as when pain is perceived or paralysis occurs on the side opposite to that of the lesion.
[L. contra, opposite, + latus, side]

contralateral (kon´trəlat´ərəl),

adj originating from or affecting the opposite side of the body.

contralateral

pertaining to, situated on, or affecting the opposite side.
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