Brain damage or a lesion and is the loss of function which is normal and on the same side of the body as the brain. A lesion can result in a deficit that is contralateral, that is, normal function on the opposite side of the body that has been lost.

IPSILATERAL DEFICIT: "Ipsilateral Deficit is the loss of normal function on the same side of the body "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "IPSILATERAL DEFICIT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ipsilateral-deficit/ (accessed June 22, 2021).