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actinomorphic

adjective ac·ti·no·mor·phic \ˌak-(ˌ)ti-nō-ˈmr-fik, -tə-nō-; ak-ˌti-nō-\

Definition of ACTINOMORPHIC

:  being radially symmetrical and capable of division by any longitudinal plane into essentially symmetrical halves <an actinomorphic tulip flower>
ac·ti·no·mor·phy \ˈak-tə-nō-ˌmr-fē, ak-ˈti-nō-\ noun

Origin of ACTINOMORPHIC

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1881

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