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ipsilateral

Pronunciation: ip'si-lat'er-al

Definition: On the same side, with reference to a given point, a dilated pupil on the same side as an extradural hematoma with contralateral limbs being paretic.

Synonym(s): homolateral

[L. ipse, same, + latus (later-), side]

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