Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Located on or affecting the same side of the body.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. on the same side of the body.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. on or relating to the same side (of the body)

Etymologies

Alteration of Latin ipse, self + lateral.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin ipse ("self/same") + latus-eris (Wiktionary)

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