biradial
biradial iradial adj. showing both bilateral and radial symmetry. some sea anemones are biradial. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • biradial — [bī rā′dē əl] adj. Biol. having both bilateral and radial symmetry …   English World dictionary

  • biradial — adjective showing both bilateral and radial symmetry some sea anemones are biradial • Similar to: ↑symmetrical, ↑symmetric * * * (ˈ)bī+ adjective Etymology: bi (I) + radial : having both bilatera …   Useful english dictionary

  • biradial — biradialė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. biradial vok. Biradiale, f; Strahlenachse, f rus. бирадиаль, f pranc. biradiale, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • biradial — adjective Date: circa 1909 having both bilateral and radial symmetry …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • biradial — /buy ray dee euhl/, adj. Biol. having both bilateral and radial symmetry, as ctenophores. [1905 10; BI 1 + RADIAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • biradial — bi·radial …   English syllables

  • biradial — bi•ra•di•al [[t]baɪˈreɪ di əl[/t]] adj. Biol. bio having both bilateral and radial symmetry, as ctenophores • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • biradial cleavage — Cleavage in which the tiers of blastomeres are symmetrical with regard to the first cleavage plane …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • biradial symmetry — A type of symmetry in which an organism consists of radially arranged parts, equally arranged on each side of a median longitudinal plane …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • biradial symmetry — /baɪˌreɪdiəl ˈsɪmətri/ (say buy.raydeeuhl simuhtree) noun symmetry manifested both bilaterally and radially in the same creature, as in ctenophores …   Australian English dictionary

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