radial symmetry(redirected from actinomorphism)
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radial symmetry[′rād·ē·əl ′sim·ə·trē]
(science and technology)
An arrangement of usually similar parts in a regular pattern around a central axis.
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Balanced elements that radiate from a central point.See also: Symmetry
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