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actinomorphic

[‚ak·tə·nō′mȯr·fik]
(biology)
Descriptive of an organism, organ, or part that is radially symmetrical.
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Altered expression patterns of TCP and MYB genes relating to the floral developmental transition flora initial zygomorphy to actinomorphy in Bournea (Gesneriaceae).
(1998) conducted an expanded phylogenetic analysis of the Asteridae and concluded that zygomorphic flowers arose at least eight times and that there were at least nine reversals to actinomorphy. Not all reversals were loss-of-function mutations.