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ˌkɒn trəˈlæt ər əlcon·tralat·er·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contralateraladjective

    on or relating to the opposite side (of the body)


  1. contralateraladjective

    On the opposite side of the body.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Contralateral

    kon-tra-lat′e-ral, adj. occurring on the opposite side.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of contralateral in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of contralateral in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of contralateral in a Sentence

  1. Katharine Yao:

    patients do often overestimate their contralateral breast cancer risk and do not realize how low it really is.

  2. Todd Tuttle:

    I think most of these women should strongly consider contralateral prophylactic mastectomy because their risk of contralateral breast cancer is so high, However, there are some groups of patients who may not benefit from that procedure including those patients who have a high stage first cancer and those who have other considerable medical problems.

  3. Francisco Esteva:

    For young women, they realize that they are at risk life long for a second cancer in the contralateral breast, and there is good data that the perception of this risk is greater than the real risk, but many women, with this knowledge, decide to make a definitive intervention.

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    come out into view, as from concealment
    • A. refine
    • B. emerge
    • C. carry
    • D. interrogate

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