contralateral


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con·tra·lat·er·al

 (kŏn′trə-lăt′ər-əl)
adj.
Taking place or originating in a corresponding part on an opposite side.

contralateral

(ˌkɒntrəˈlætərəl)
adj
1. (Anatomy) anatomy zoology relating to or denoting the opposite side of a body, structure, etc
2. (Zoology) anatomy zoology relating to or denoting the opposite side of a body, structure, etc

con•tra•lat•er•al

(ˌkɒn trəˈlæt ər əl)

adj.
(of the body) pertaining to, situated on, or coordinated with the opposite side.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.contralateral - on or relating to the opposite side (of the body)
ipsilateral - on or relating to the same side (of the body)
Translations

con·tra·lat·er·al

a. contralateral, rel. al lado opuesto.
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The results of this study suggested that the contralateral limb range of motion limitations during walking are a compensation for the reduced gait speed dictated by the involved limb.
Contralateral prophylactic mastectomy: mind the genetics [Comment].
Detection of sense loss: Sense loss in the RA harvested extremity was evaluated with the soft touch and the needle of the pin by comparing with the contralateral extremity.
After the MRI scans, 33 breast cancers (approximately 3% of the women) were diagnosed in the contralateral breast because of the scan.
To the Editor: We read with interest the recent case report on the rare occurrence of unilateral testicular duplication with contralateral testicular agenesis or anorchism.
Senior lecturer Joan Houghton, a member of the Trials Centre team, said, ``The ATAC trial treated women with existing breast cancer, but we found a reduction in contralateral breast cancer.
In a recent improvement of the RGO, Moshe Solomonow and his co-workers at Louisiana State university added a four-channel electrical-stimulation unit that allows a patient to manually contract the contralateral quadriceps and hamstring muscles in the legs for more graceful, effective and energy-efficient movement while using the walker.
STUDY OBJECTIVES: The goals of this study were to determine whether MBI is more sensitive than mammography (a) in detecting additional foci of breast cancer in the ipsilateral breast, (b) in detecting additional foci of breast cancer in the contralateral breast, and (c) in the evaluation of disease extent of biopsy-proven disease.
The contralateral testicle was normal and there was no palpable inguinal adenopathy.
SAN ANTONIO - BRCA mutation carriers can be separated into subgroups at low and sharply increased risks of developing contralateral breast cancer following a first breast cancer, a Dutch study suggests.
Vocal fold cysts are usually unilateral, and they often cause a reactive swelling or mass on the contralateral side.