contralateral hemiplegia n.
Paralysis occurring on the side of the body opposite to the side of the brain in which the causal lesion occurs.
[kuh n-tral-toh] /kənˈtræl toʊ/ Music. noun, plural contraltos. 1. the lowest female voice or voice part, intermediate between soprano and tenor. 2. the alto, or highest male voice or voice part. 3. a singer with a contralto voice. adjective 4. pertaining to the contralto voice or its compass. /kənˈtræltəʊ; -ˈtrɑːl-/ noun (pl) -tos, -ti (-tɪ) […]
- Contra mundum
adverb lit. against the world; defying or against everyone Word Origin L.
noun any word that can be its own antonym, e.g. cleave, overlook; also called antilogy , autoantonym , contronym , enantiodrome , [Janus word] Examples Handicap is a good example of a contranym.
[kon-truh-ok-tiv, -teyv] /ˌkɒn trəˈɒk tɪv, -teɪv/ noun, Music. 1. the octave between the second and third C’s below middle C.