Definition of bilateral symmetry in English:

bilateral symmetry

Syllabification: bi·lat·er·al sym·me·try

noun

  • The property of being divisible into symmetrical halves on either side of a unique plane.
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    • With few exceptions, animal color patterns show a high degree of bilateral symmetry in shape of pattern elements.
    • Ours, however, is closed along the plane of bilateral symmetry, resembling the two closed valves of a bivalve rather than being flattened.
    • Exhibiting external bilateral symmetry about a vertical midline, the human body consists of two enantiomorphs - the right and left sides.

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