contralateral


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contralateral

[¦kän·trə′lad·ə·rəl]
(physiology)
Opposite; acting in unison with a similar part on the opposite side of the body.
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Among the 20 patients operated for bilateral hernia, n=11 (22%) were preoperatively diagnosed as having bilateral inguinal hernia while n=9 (18%) were found to have patent contralateral deep inguinal ring peroperatively (n=3 on right side, n=6 on left side).
The increased contralateral suppression of OAE suggests that there is an enhancement of auditory attention in dancers.
To investigate t-OAE suppression, a white noise was presented contralateral to the tested ear at 70 dB SPL.
Table 2 reports data on contralateral testis fixation in a 3-sided situation concerning exploration and timing of fixation.
Ultrasonographic Diagnosis of Potential Contralateral Inguinal Hernia in Children.
Some of the most effective ways of placing the contralateral hand during the therapy are explained using appropriate diagrams.
(4) first described that insufficient response of the eye lid to corneal irritation in the paralytic side activates compensatory and adaptive mechanisms and afferent inputs originating from the cornea of the paralytic side, which has compensatory and adaptive changes that activate the contralateral facial nerve.
multiple sets compared to single sets) produced greater contralateral increases in strength.
This was further reflected in an earlier transition of CTRL group from a lean towards the stance limb, moving towards the contralateral limb during midstance, which happened at a mean (SD) of 59 (17)% of the stance phase compared to a significantly delayed transition at 71 (21)% of stance for OA participants (F = 10.186; p = 0.004, Figure 3).
In this same study by Hill et al., 7 out of the 9 patients were found to have angioedema on the contralateral side of the ischemic stroke [6] as was seen in our patient.
The presented case reported a patient with traumatic pneumothorax, contralateral to the site of a stab wound.
At one-year follow-up, he was able to play handball with complete knee extension strength (compared with the contralateral side) and was able to return to a semiprofessional level.