Definition of Radially symmetrical

1. Adjective. Having a symmetrical arrangement of radiating parts about a central point.

Exact synonyms: Centrosymmetric
Similar to: Symmetric, Symmetrical



Medical Definition of Radially symmetrical

1. Said of an organism or organ which can be cut through the centre into equal and similar parts along two or more planes, actinomorphic. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Radially Symmetrical

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radial tires
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radial vein
radial veins
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radialene
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radialis
radialis indicis artery
radiality
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radially symmetrical (current term)
radials
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radiant energies
radiant energy
radiant flux
radiant heat

Literary usage of Radially symmetrical

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Mostly the flowers are radially symmetrical (regular), but in some cases they ... The radially symmetrical flowers typically are of medium size to large, ..."

2. The Theory of General Relativity and Gravitation: Based on a Course of by Ludwik Silberstein (1922)
"... of mass negligible compared to that of the central body, it is enough to find a radially symmetrical solution of Einstein's field equations outside the ..."

3. The Theory of General Relativity and Gravitation: Based on a Course of by Ludwik Silberstein (1922)
"... negligible compared to that of the central body, it is enough to find a radially symmetrical solution of Einstein's field equations outside the sun, <? ..."

4. Principles of Animal Biology by Aaron Franklin Shull, George Roger Larue, Alexander Grant Ruthven (1920)
"Diploblastic, radially symmetrical animals with body wall penetrated by ... radially symmetrical (with minor exceptions), triploblastic animals with well ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1901)
"Out of 1000 individuals 703 are normal radially symmetrical medusae, with five radial canals and five lips at intervals of 72°, while 297 are abnormal in ..."

6. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"The symmetrical animals may be divided into two types: (i) radially symmetrical, and (2) bilaterally symmetrical. A radially symmetrical animal possesses ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"In the science of biology animals are distinguished as radially symmetrical; bilaterally symmetrical; serially symmetrical ..."

8. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"In the science of biology animals are distinguished as radially symmetrical; bilaterally symmetrical; serially symmetrical; ..."

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