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ipsilateral

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adjective ip·si·lat·er·al \ˌip-si-ˈla-t(ə-)rəl\

Definition of ipsilateral

  1. :  situated or appearing on or affecting the same side of the body

ipsilaterally

play \-t(ə-)rə-lē\ adverb


Origin and Etymology of ipsilateral

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin ipse self, himself + later-, latus side


First Known Use: 1907


Medical Dictionary

ipsilateral

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adjective ip·si·lat·er·al \ˌip-si-ˈlat-ə-rəl, -ˈla-trəl\

Medical Definition of ipsilateral

  1. :  situated or appearing on or affecting the same side of the body—compare contralateral

ipsilaterally

\-ē\play adverb



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