American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Located on or affecting the same side of the body.
- adj. anatomy, medicine on the same side of the body.
- adj. on or relating to the same side (of the body)
- From Latin ipse ("self/same") + latus-eris (Wiktionary)
- Alteration of Latin ipse, self + lateral. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“In conclusion this meta-analysis gave a consistent pattern of an association between mobile phone use and ipsilateral glioma and acoustic neuroma using ≥10-years latency period.”
“Ovulation could occur from either ovary with embryonic development taking place in the ipsilateral oviduct and uterine horn.”
“There is NOTHING--and I mean NOTHING--that the combination of facial nerve palsy with ipsilateral oropharyngeal and auditory canal vesicular lesions could be other than Ramsay Hunt syndrome.”
“Figure 2.1 illustrates the behaviour of a typical 'graspingwith-the-hand-and-the-mouth' neuron, which was seen to fire when the animal picked up a morsel of food with its mouth (A), with the contralateral hand (B), and the ipsilateral hand (C).”
“Bring on your ipsilateral translation of the condyle, your girt lines and masting falls!”
“When temporalis relaxation and ipsilateral translation of the condyle occurs unilaterally, the remaining scheme of occluding teeth becomes an influential factor in the presenting symptoms, of which, contacting canines during mandibular depression is highly desirable, as it minimizes condylar translation and muscle intensity, while directing the vector pull on the condyle more anteriorly than a posterior contact.”
“Applying crushed ice to the palate, he found that ipsilateral temporal and orbital pain developed 20-30 seconds later.”
“A lesion in the latter prevents adequate information from the nonpreferred hand being transmitted from the contralateral to the ipsilateral dominant parietal lobe for integration with the language system and thus the name of the letter shape.”
“The examiner places, one at a time, several items (e.g., a key, several coins of different sizes, the cap of a ballpoint pen—all items that make no noise when palpated) on the palm (usually the left) ipsilateral to the side of the nondominant (usually the right) hemisphere.”
“The lower (temporal) electrode is placed as for bilateral ECT, and the upper (parietal) electrode is placed above this, about 1 inch ipsilateral to the vertex.”
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