Bilateria

1 of 2
Bi·​la·​te·​ria
ˌbīləˈtirēə

taxonomic synonym of exocycloida

Bilateria

2 of 2

plural noun

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variants or less commonly Bilateralia
ˌbīˌlatəˈrālēə
: bilaterally symmetrical animals

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from bi- entry 1 + Latin later-, latus side + New Latin -ia

Plural noun

bilateria, New Latin, from bi- entry 1 + Latin later-, latus side + New Latin -ia; bilateralia, New Latin, from bi- entry 1 + Latin lateralia, neuter plural of lateralis lateral

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“Bilateria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bilateria. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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