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What is a contralateral pathway?

A contralateral motor pathway is a neutral pathway located at theopposite side of the brain. It is on the eighth nerve of thecochlear nucleus.

What is contralateral hemiparesis?

Contralateral hemiparesis is weakness on one side of the body,caused by an injury to the other side of the brain. Since eachhemisphere of the brain controls the opposite side (MORE)

What is a contralateral response?

A contralateral response is when a stimulus is sensed on one side of the spinal column, but the response and effectors of that stimulus occur on the opposite side of the spina (MORE)

What does contralateral mean in medical terminology?

Contralateral means the opposite side to the side being tested. Forinstance, in audiology, the right ear has a probe inserted but weare actually testing the response that the (MORE)
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What is contralateral neglect?

Contralateral neglect is a disturbance of the patient's ability to respond to stimuli on the side of the body opposite (contralateral) to the side of brain lesion, in the abse (MORE)