Serial symmetry
Serial Se"ri*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a series; consisting of a series; appearing in successive parts or numbers; as, a serial work or publication. ``Classification . . . may be more or less serial.'' --H. Spencer. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Of or pertaining to rows. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

{Serial homology}. (Biol.) See under {Homology}.

{Serial symmetry}. (Biol.) See under {Symmetry}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Serial — Se ri*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a series; consisting of a series; appearing in successive parts or numbers; as, a serial work or publication. Classification . . . may be more or less serial. H. Spencer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Of or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Serial homology — Serial Se ri*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a series; consisting of a series; appearing in successive parts or numbers; as, a serial work or publication. Classification . . . may be more or less serial. H. Spencer. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Of or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Symmetry — Sym me*try, n. [L. symmetria, Gr. ?; sy n with, together + ? a measure: cf. F. sym[ e]trie. See {Syn }, and {Meter} rhythm.] 1. A due proportion of the several parts of a body to each other; adaptation of the form or dimensions of the several… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Axis of symmetry — Symmetry Sym me*try, n. [L. symmetria, Gr. ?; sy n with, together + ? a measure: cf. F. sym[ e]trie. See {Syn }, and {Meter} rhythm.] 1. A due proportion of the several parts of a body to each other; adaptation of the form or dimensions of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Respective symmetry — Symmetry Sym me*try, n. [L. symmetria, Gr. ?; sy n with, together + ? a measure: cf. F. sym[ e]trie. See {Syn }, and {Meter} rhythm.] 1. A due proportion of the several parts of a body to each other; adaptation of the form or dimensions of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Metamerism — Me*tam er*ism, n. 1. (Biol.) The symmetry of a metameric structure; serial symmetry; the state of being made up of metameres. [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) The state or quality of being metameric; isomerism due to different bonding patterns in two… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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