asymmetry


asym·me·try

noun \(ˈ)ā-ˈsim-ə-trē\
plural asym·me·tries

Definition of ASYMMETRY

1
: lack or absence of symmetry: as a : lack of proportion between the parts of a thing; especially : want of bilateral symmetry <asymmetry in the development of the two sides of the brain> b : lack of coordination of two parts acting in connection with one another <asymmetry of convergence of the eyes>
2
: lack of symmetry in spatial arrangement of atoms and groups in a molecule

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