Ipsilateral vs Contralateral what difference

what is difference between Ipsilateral and Contralateral

English

Alternative forms

  • ipselateral

Etymology

ipsi- +‎ lateral

Pronunciation

  • enPR: ĭp’sĭlătʹərəl, IPA(key): /ˌɪpsɪˈlætəɹəl/
  • Rhymes: -ætəɹəl

Adjective

ipsilateral (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy, medicine) On the same side of the body.

Derived terms

  • ipsilaterality
  • ipsilaterally

Synonyms

  • homolateral

Antonyms

  • contralateral


English

Etymology

contra- +‎ lateral

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌkɑntɹəˈlætəɹəl/
  • Rhymes: -ætəɹəl

Adjective

contralateral (not comparable)

  1. On the opposite side of the body.
    Synonym: heterolateral

Derived terms

  • contralaterality
  • contralaterally
  • contralateralize

Antonyms

  • ipsilateral

Noun

contralateral (plural contralaterals)

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

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