ipsilateral

adjective
ip·​si·​lat·​er·​al | \ ˌip-si-ˈla-t(ə-)rəl How to pronounce ipsilateral (audio) \

Definition of ipsilateral

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

Other Words from ipsilateral

ipsilaterally \ ˌip-​si-​ˈla-​t(ə-​)rə-​lē How to pronounce ipsilaterally (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of ipsilateral

1907, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ipsilateral

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

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The first known use of ipsilateral was in 1907

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“Ipsilateral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ipsilateral. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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ipsilateral

adjective
ip·​si·​lat·​er·​al | \ ˌip-si-ˈlat-ə-rəl, -ˈla-trəl How to pronounce ipsilateral (audio) \

Medical Definition of ipsilateral

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

Other Words from ipsilateral

ipsilaterally \ -​ē How to pronounce ipsilaterally (audio) \ adverb

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