Definitions for radial symmetry
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
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:
the property of symmetry about an axis
"the starfish illustrates radial symmetry"
A form of symmetry in which identical parts are arranged in a circular fashion around a central axis.
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