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unilateral

 [u″nĭ-lat´er-al]
affecting only one 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.

u·ni·lat·e·ral

(yū'ni-lat'ĕ-răl),
Confined to one side only.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

unilateral

(yo͞o′nə-lăt′ər-əl)
adj.
1. Of, on, relating to, involving, or affecting only one side: "a unilateral advantage in defense" (New Republic).
2. Performed or undertaken by only one side: unilateral disarmament.
3. Obligating only one of two or more parties, nations, or persons, as a contract or an agreement.
4. Emphasizing or recognizing only one side of a subject.
5. Having only one side.
6. Tracing the lineage of one parent only: a unilateral genealogy.
7. Botany Having leaves, flowers, or other parts on one side only.

u′ni·lat′er·al·ly adv.
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u·ni·lat·e·ral

(yū'ni-lat'ĕ-răl)
Confined to one side only.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

unilateral

On or affecting one side only. One-sided. From Latin unus , one and latus , a side or flank.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Unilateral

Affecting only one side.
Mentioned in: Orchitis, Retinoblastoma
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

u·ni·lat·e·ral

(yū'ni-lat'ĕ-răl)
Confined to one side only.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about unilateral

Q. after dinner my daughters jaw swelled up on one side and hurts her, so does her neck on that side. What does this mean? she is 9, no fever or any other ill effects, just the pain

A. weird. swelled up fast? does she have problem breathing? if so- it could be an allergic reaction. if she has problems breathing - GO NOW TO AN ER!!!
if it took a little bit - could be food that got stuck in her gums really hard causing an edema.
if it was slow (over night) could be an abscess in her tooth (a tooth decay that penetrated to the dental pulp).
any way i would go check it out.

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