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actinomorphic

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

Definition of actinomorphic

  1. :  being radially symmetrical and capable of division by any longitudinal plane into essentially symmetrical halves <an actinomorphic tulip flower>

ac·ti·no·mor·phyplay \ˈak-tə-nō-ˌmȯr-fē, ak-ˈti-nō-\ noun


Origin of actinomorphic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1881


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