actinomorphic

adjective
ac·​ti·​no·​mor·​phic | \ ˌak-(ˌ)ti-nō-ˈmȯr-fik How to pronounce actinomorphic (audio) , -tə-nō-; ak-ˌti-nō- \

Definition of actinomorphic

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

Other Words from actinomorphic

actinomorphy \ ˈak-​tə-​nō-​ˌmȯr-​fē How to pronounce actinomorphy (audio) , ak-​ˈti-​nō-​ \ noun

First Known Use of actinomorphic

1881, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for actinomorphic

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

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“Actinomorphic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/actinomorphic. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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