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Contralateral vs. Ipsilateral: What's the Difference?

Contralateral and Ipsilateral Definitions

Contralateral

Taking place or originating in a corresponding part on an opposite side.

Ipsilateral

Located on or affecting the same side of the body.

Contralateral

On the opposite side of the body.

Ipsilateral

On the same side of the body.
The stroke was characterised by ipsilateral paralysis.

Contralateral

(especially in plural) The opposite side of the body
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Ipsilateral

On or relating to the same side (of the body)

Contralateral

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

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