bilaterality


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Noun1.Bilaterality - the property of being symmetrical about a vertical planebilaterality - the property of being symmetrical about a vertical plane
symmetricalness, symmetry, correspondence, balance - (mathematics) an attribute of a shape or relation; exact reflection of form on opposite sides of a dividing line or plane
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It has a much greater tendency for bilaterality, as about 50% of bilateral testicular tumours are lymphomas.
The lesions in these diseases, however, can be distinguished from traditional CHRPEs in their characteristic pisciform shape, bilaterality, and multiplicity of lesions.
Given the specific features of this case--the fluctuating history, the bilaterality of the hearing losses, and the response to steroid therapy--the diagnosis was revised to AIED.
17) Minor features commonly have been described in association with atypical fractures but may or may not be present in individual patients (17); these include periosteal reaction of the lateral cortex, beaking or flaring, focal thickness of the diaphysis of the femur, prodromal dull or aching pain in the groin, bilaterality, and delayed healing with use of bisphosphonates or glucocorticoids.
21,72) Factors that correlate with a poor prognosis include age greater than 60 years, B symptoms, multiplicity and bilaterality of lung lesions, pleural effusion, and cavitation.
Also combined with the bilaterality of the lesions, we postulate that environmental factors, including HPV, are likely to be a factor in the aetiology of the tumours.
One such age-related change is the increased bilaterality (activation in both hemispheres) of prefrontal activations in older as compared to younger adults (Park and Reuter-Lorenz 2009).
It found that when memorizing and discriminating between faces, homosexual men show patterns of bilaterality - the usage of both sides of the brain - similar to heterosexual women.
5 cm), Pellegriti et al demonstrated a progressively increasing frequency of signs of tumor aggressiveness (multifocality, bilaterality, ekstrathyroidal extension, lymph node involvement) with increasing tumor size at presentation (27).
A method termed linkage analysis was previously used to calculate lifetime risk for development of breast cancer based on information from family cancer history such as number of affected first--and second-degree relatives with breast/ovarian cancer, age of onset and bilaterality of breast cancer.
It grows in a typically 'Indian file' pattern and has a tendency toward multi-focality and bilaterality (Fig.
60) Perhaps sense could be made of the notion of bilaterality if it were framed in terms of consent.