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asymmetry

lack or absence of symmetry in spatial arrangements or in mathematical or logical relations

Asymmetry

Not symmetrical, with the parts not arranged correspondingly identical on both sides of a central axis.

asymmetry

[¦ā′sim·ə·trə]
(physical chemistry)
The geometrical design of a molecule, atom, or ion that cannot be divided into like portions by one or more hypothetical planes. Also known as molecular asymmetry.
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Fourth, one should not overestimate the radical character of current asymmetries.
Total Relative Asymmetry (TRA) is the sum of two asymmetries expressed as a ratio.
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