Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

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  • adjective anatomy, medicine on the same side of the body.

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

Etymologies

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

[Alteration of Latin ipse, self + lateral.]

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From Latin ipse ("self/same") + latus-eris

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