contralateral

contralateral

[kon-truh-lat-er-uhl]
adjective
(of the body) pertaining to, situated on, or coordinated with the opposite side.

Origin:
1880–85; contra-1 + lateral

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contralateral (ˌkɒntrəˈlætərəl)
 
adj
anatomy, zoology relating to or denoting the opposite side of a body, structure, etc

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contralateral
1882, from contra- + lateral.
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contralateral con·tra·lat·er·al (kŏn'trə-lāt'ər-əl)
adj.
Taking place or originating in a corresponding part on an opposite side, as pain or paralysis in a part opposite the site of a lesion.

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