symmetrical
playSimple Definition of symmetrical

: having sides or halves that are the same : having or showing symmetry
Full Definition of symmetrical
1 : having, involving, or exhibiting symmetry
2 : having corresponding points whose connecting lines are bisected by a given point or perpendicularly bisected by a given line or plane <symmetrical curves>
3 symmetric : being such that the terms or variables may be interchanged without altering the value, character, or truth <symmetric equations> <R is a symmetric relation if aRb implies bRa>
4a : capable of division by a longitudinal plane into similar halves <symmetrical plant parts>b : having the same number of members in each whorl of floral leaves <symmetrical flowers>
5 : affecting corresponding parts simultaneously and similarly <symmetrical rash>
6 : exhibiting symmetry in a structural formula; especially : being a derivative with groups substituted symmetrically in the molecule
Examples of symmetrical
The human body is symmetrical.
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symmetrical
playMedical Definition of symmetrical
: having, involving, or exhibiting symmetry: asa: affecting corresponding parts simultaneously and similarly <a symmetrical rash>b: exhibiting symmetry in a structural formula; especially : being a derivative with groups substituted symmetrically in the molecule
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