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Bilateral symmetry

Definition noun, plural: bilateral symmetries A form of symmetry in which the opposite sides along a midline is a duplicate... Read More

Bilateral

Bilateral (Science: anatomy) Having two sides or pertaining to both sides. Origin: L. Latus =... Read More

Radial symmetry

Definition noun A form of symmetry in which the body plan is divisible into identical parts around a central... Read More

Symmetry

Definition noun, plural: symmetries Correspondence of parts (in terms of form, size, distribution, or arrangement) on... Read More

Phylum

Just like it is easy to identify and sort anything in the supermarkets when placed in the right section with proper display... Read More

Chordata

Chordata Definition What is Chordata? Chordata is the phylum of the animal kingdom that includes a large number of animal... Read More

Sagittal plane

Definition noun (anatomy) A plane traversing the direction from top to bottom, resulting in the formation of left and right... Read More

Monogenea

Definition noun A group of ectoparasitic tapeworms of the phylum Platyhelminthes Supplement The phylum Platyhelminthes... Read More

Eucoelomate

Definition noun, plural: eucoelomates Any of the animals with "true" coelom, which is characterized by a body cavity... Read More

Diatom

A diatom is a unicellular eukaryotic alga characterized by the siliceous covering and symmetry. Diatoms are mostly aquatic,... Read More

Median plane

In anatomy, the median plane refers to a plane passing vertically through the midline. It divides the body into left and... Read More

Taxonomy

Taxonomy Definition The term "taxonomy" was developed from two Greek words, "taxis," meaning arrangement, and "nomia,"... Read More

Contract

Contract 1. To shorten; to become reduced in size; in the case of muscle, either to shorten or to undergo an increase in... Read More

Circinate retinopathy

Circinate retinopathy a retinal degeneration marked by a girdle of sharply defined white exudates around an edematous... Read More

Turbellaria

Definition noun A taxonomic class belonging to the phylum Platyhelminthes (flatworms) characterized by having a body... Read More

Terrys syndrome

Terry's syndrome --> retinopathy of prematurity (Science: ophthalmology, paediatrics) A bilateral retinopathy occurring... Read More

Alimentary canal

Definition of Alimentary canal What is the alimentary canal? The alimentary canal is a muscular hollow continuous tubular... Read More

Ala orbitalis

Ala orbitalis --> lesser wing of sphenoid bone One of a bilateral pair of triangular, pointed plates extending laterally... Read More

Ala minor

Ala minor ossis sphenoidalis --> lesser wing of sphenoid bone One of a bilateral pair of triangular, pointed plates... Read More

Asymmetry

Definition noun The lack or absence of symmetry Supplement In biology, the body plan of many organisms exhibit symmetry.... Read More