Medical Dictionary

asymmetry

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

Medical 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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