having bilateral symmetry; divisible lengthwise into similar or symmetrical halves.
Related formszy·go·mor·phism, zy·go·mor·phy, noun
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Derived Formszygomorphism or zygomorphy, noun (of a flower) capable of being cut in only one plane so that the two halves are mirror imagesSee also actinomorphic
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Bilaterally symmetrical. Used of organisms or parts.
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Relating to a flower that can be divided into equal halves along only one line; bilaterally symmetrical. The flowers of the iris and the snapdragon are zygomorphic. Compare actinomorphic.
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