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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Symmetry, “similarity of form or arrangement on either side of a dividing line or plane; correspondence of opposite parts in size, shape, and position; excellence of form or balance as a result of such correspondence” (Webster’s New World Dict., concise ed. 1959): symmetria,-ae (s.f.I), nom. pl. symmetriae, ‘proportion, comensurability;’ cf. aequalitas,-atis (s.f.III), abl. sg. aequalitate, ‘similarity, uniformity, equality;’ cf. contruentia,-ae (s.f.I), ‘agreement, congruity, symmetry (Lewis & Short);’ cf. asymmetry; cf. zygomorphy; cf. bilateral, dorsiventral, radial.
Symmetry, “similarity of form or arrangement on either side of a dividing line or plane; correspondence of opposite parts in size, shape, and position; excellence of form or balance as a result of such correspondence” (Webster’s New World Dict., concise ed. 1959): symmetria,-ae (s.f.I), nom. pl. symmetriae, ‘proportion, commensurability;’ cf. aequalitas,-atis (s.f.III), abl. sg. aequalitate, ‘similarity, uniformity, equality;’ cf. aequalitas,-atis (s.f.III), abl. sg. aequalitate: similarity, uniformity, equality; cf. congruentia,-ae (s.f.I), ‘agreement, congruity, symmetry (Lewis & Short);’ cf. asymmetry; cf. zygomorphy; cf. bilateral, dorsiventral, radial.

 

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