biradial

[ bahy-rey-dee-uh l ]
/ baɪˈreɪ di əl /

adjective Biology.

having both bilateral and radial symmetry, as ctenophores.

Nearby words

  1. bipyramid,
  2. biquadrate,
  3. biquadratic,
  4. biquarterly,
  5. biracial,
  6. biradical,
  7. biramose,
  8. biramous,
  9. biratnagar,
  10. birch

Origin of biradial

First recorded in 1905–10; bi-1 + radial

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British Dictionary definitions for biradial

biradial

/ (baɪˈreɪdɪəl) /

adjective

showing both bilateral and radial symmetry, as certain sea anemones
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