dihedral group

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dihedral group

[dī′hē·drəl ‚grüp]
(mathematics)
The group of rotations of three-dimensional space that carry a regular polygon into itself.
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(2008) A vault ribonucleoprotein particle exhibiting 39-fold dihedral symmetry. Acta Crystallogr.