CONTRECOUP

noun. neurological damage in one hemisphere of the brain stemming from forces impacting the opposite hemisphere.

CONTRECOUP: "Contrecoup occurs often in vehicular accidents."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONTRECOUP," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/contrecoup/ (accessed August 8, 2020).
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