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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.

radial symmetry

Balanced elements that radiate from a central point.
See also: Symmetry
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One distinct feature of ctenophores, which sets them apart from other radially symmetrical forms, is their phylum-specific, highly stereotyped mode of development (see 1-3 for reviews).
These polar cells and the cell-to-cell junctions remind him of the stinging cells and junctions seen in jellyfish and hydroids -- both radially symmetrical invertebrates.
I showed students that in order to create a radially symmetrical drawing correctly, it had to look the same no matter how it was turned.