actinomorphic

adjective ac·ti·no·mor·phic \ ˌak-(ˌ)ti-nō-ˈmȯr-fik , -tə-nō- ; ak-ˌti-nō- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of actinomorphic

: being radially symmetrical and capable of division by any longitudinal plane into essentially symmetrical halves
  • an actinomorphic tulip flower

actinomorphy

play \ˈak-tə-nō-ˌmȯr-fē, ak-ˈti-nō-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of actinomorphic

German actinomorph (from actino- actino- + -morph, borrowed from Greek -morphos -morphous) + 1-ic


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