zygomorphism


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bilat′eral sym′metry


n.
a basic body plan in which the left and right sides of the organism can be divided into approximate mirror images of each other. Compare radial symmetry.
[1850–55]

zygomorphism

the state or quality of being bilaterally symmetrical, as certain organisms. — zygomorphic, zygomorphous, adj.
See also: Organisms
the state or quality of being bilaterally symmetrical, as certain organisms. Cf. monosymmetry.zygomorphic, zygomorphous, adj.
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