Relating to or denoting the side of the body opposite to that on which a particular structure or condition occurs: the symptom develops in the hand contralateral to the lesion
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- This seems to be of biological relevance because contralateral (opposite side of tumor) use did not significantly increase the risk.
- In our patient, the contralateral pedicular stress fracture first occurred in combination with unilateral spondylolysis.
- The surgeon exposes the femoral artery on the contralateral (ie, opposite) side in the same fashion.
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