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contralateral

 [kon″trah-lat´er-al]
pertaining to, situated on, or affecting the opposite side.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

contralateral

adjective Referring to an opposite side. Cf Ipsilateral.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

contralateral

Pertaining to the opposite side. The term ipsilateral is used in referring to the same side.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

contralateral 

A term relating to the opposite side. See lateral geniculate bodies; ipsilateral.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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