ambilateral

adjective
am·​bi·​lat·​er·​al | \ ˌam-bi-ˈlat-ə-rəl, -ˈla-trəl How to pronounce ambilateral (audio) \

Medical Definition of ambilateral

: relating to or affecting both sides : bilateral

Other Words from ambilateral

ambilaterality \ -​ˌlat-​ə-​ˈral-​ət-​ē How to pronounce ambilaterality (audio) \ noun, plural ambilateralities
ambilaterally \ -​ˈlat-​ə-​rə-​lē, -​ˈla-​trə-​lē How to pronounce ambilaterally (audio) \ adverb

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“Ambilateral.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ambilateral. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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