ambilateral


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ambilateral

 [am″bĭ-lat´ter-al]
pertaining to or affecting both sides.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

am·bi·lat·er·al

(am'bi-lat'er-ăl),
Relating to both sides.
[ambi- + L. latus, side]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

am·bi·lat·er·al

(am'bi-lat'ĕr-ăl)
Relating to both sides.
[L. ambi- + L. latus, side]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

am·bi·lat·er·al

(am'bi-lat'ĕr-ăl)
Relating to both sides.
[ambi- + L. latus, side]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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A similar problem, of special interest to Oceanists, is a type of descent group known variously as the 'conical clan,' the 'ramage,' the 'ambilateral lineage,' and the 'gumsa lineage,' among other designations.
Bilateral, ambilateral, and patrifiliative options, tendencies, and exceptions occur in profusion.
Firth described the dominant principles of the tribal organisation of Maori society as ambilateral affiliation and ambilineal descent.
He introduced the term `ramage' to distinguish the Maori hapuu and other restricted ambilateral kin groups from unilinear descent groups generally referred to as lineages (ibid.