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Located on or affecting the same side of the body.

[Alteration of Latin ipse, self + lateral.]

ip′si·lat′er·al·ly adv.




(Medicine) on or affecting the same side of the body
[C20: irregularly formed from Latin ipse self + lateral]


(ˌɪp səˈlæt ər əl)

pertaining to, situated on, or affecting the same side of the body.
[1905–10; < Latin ipsi- comb. form of ipse itself, the very one + lateral]
ip`si•lat′er•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ipsilateral - on or relating to the same side (of the body)
contralateral - on or relating to the opposite side (of the body)


a. ipsilateral, ipsolateral, que afecta el mismo lado del cuerpo.
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In the case study presented here the mean values of this difference at all sessions for both contralateral and ipsilateral hands had detectable non-zero magnitude but the standard deviations were too large to conclude that any were statistically different from zero.
Arabesque was characterized by lumbar extension (20-25[degrees]), ipsilateral bending (-20[degrees]), contralateral rotation (-10[degrees]), and a 90[degrees] angle between the thighs.
Anatomical studies of extraocular motoneurons in the adults of elasmobranch species have uniformly demonstrated that medial rectus (MR) muscle innervation is contralateral, as compared with ipsilateral in all other vertebrates (7, 10, 11), including an eye muscle similarly located in the lamprey orbit (9).
The clinical picture produces the classic symptoms of herniation: Dilation of the ipsilateral pupil, hemiparesis contralateral to the side of the lesion, and coma (Hickey, 1997).
0 ipsilateral axillary lymph node(s); only micrometastasis (none >0.
Question: During the forward application of force in the pitching motion, should the pitcher apply force against the rubber with his ipsilateral leg?
Patients were excluded for cardiac lesions likely to cause cardioembolism, prior ipsilateral CEA, severe internal carotid artery stenosis, or any medical illness that would preclude a 5-year life expectancy.
Results: of 305 patients with proven or probable cerebral infarction, severe (70-99%) ipsilateral carotid stenosis was found in 16 (16%) of the 101 with partial anterior circulation infarct (PACI), four (4%) of the 100 with total anterior circulation infarct (TACI), none of the 80 with lacunar infarct (LACI) and one (4%) of the 24 with posterior circulation infarct (POCI).
i] for all subjects was determined for both the medial temporal lobe ipsilateral to their mostly unilateral seizure focus (determined by a combination of clinical and electrophysiological techniques) and the medial temporal lobe contralateral to the seizure focus.
Anterior hip dislocation with associated ipsilateral femoral shaft fracture is a very rare injury, with few cases reported in the literature.
Raeder syndrome (paratrigeminal oculosympathetic syndrome) is a rare clinical entity characterized by ipsilateral trigeminal sensory deficits, ptosis, and miosis, with an absence of anhidrosis secondary to interruption of the postganglionic oculosympathetic pathway.