Definitions for radial symmetry

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ra′dial sym′metry(n.)

  1. a basic body plan in which the organism can be divided into similar halves by passing a plane at any angle along a central axis.

    Category: Developmental Biology, Biology

    Ref: Compare bilateral symmetry.

Origin of radial symmetry:

1885–90

Princeton's WordNet

  1. radial symmetry(noun)

    the property of symmetry about an axis

    "the starfish illustrates radial symmetry"

Wiktionary

  1. radial symmetry(Noun)

    A form of symmetry in which identical parts are arranged in a circular fashion around a central axis.

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