contralateral

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

contra- +‎ lateral

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AdjectiveEdit

contralateral (not comparable)

  1. On the opposite side of the body.
    Synonym: heterolateral
    • 2004, S. Eva Singletary, Advanced Therapy of Breast Disease, page 629:
      Early detection and advances in breast cancer treatment have increased the overall survival and life expectancy of patients with unilateral breast cancer, thereby increasing their risk of subsequently developing contralateral breast cancer.

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NounEdit

contralateral (plural contralaterals)

  1. (especially in plural) The opposite side of the body

SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

contralateral (plural contralaterales)

  1. contralateral

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