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ac·tin·o·mor·phic(ăk-tĭn′ō-môr′fĭk, ăk′tə-nō-) also ac·tin·o·mor·phous (-fəs)
Capable of being divided into equal halves along any diameter, as the flowers of a rose or tulip; radially symmetrical.
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(Botany) botany (esp of a flower) having radial symmetry, as buttercups. See also zygomorphic
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Relating to a flower that can be divided into equal halves along any diameter; radially symmetrical. The flowers of the rose and tulip, for example, are actinomorphic.
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|Adj.||1.||actinomorphic - capable of division into symmetrical halves by any longitudinal plane passing through the axis|
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