bilateral symmetry

noun

Definition of bilateral symmetry

  1. :  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

1860

First Known Use of bilateral symmetry

1860


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bilateral symmetry

noun

Medical Definition of bilateral symmetry

  1. :  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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