contralateral

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌkɑntrəˈlætərəl/

Adjective[edit]

contralateral (not comparable)

  1. On the opposite side of the body.
    • Each hand is controlled by the contralateral motor cortex. (That is, the right hand is controlled by the left side of the brain, and vice versa.)

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