bilateral symmetry

noun

Definition of bilateral symmetry

: symmetry in which similar anatomical parts are arranged on opposite sides of a median axis so that only one plane can divide the individual into essentially identical halves

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1828

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bilateral symmetry

noun

medical Definition of bilateral symmetry

: symmetry in which similar anatomical parts are arranged on opposite sides of a median axis so that one and only one plane can divide the individual into essentially identical halves

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