What are the basic diffrences between bilateral and radial symmetry?

Asked by gupta.shruti2908 | 20th Feb, 2011, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

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In bilateral symmetry, the body can be divided into identical left and right halves in only one plane. On the other hand, in radial symmetry, any plane passing through the central axis of the body divides the organism into two identical halves. So there are more than one plane of symmetry in radial symmetry, but only one plane of symmetry in bilateral symmetry.
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Answered by  | 23rd Feb, 2011, 10:22: AM

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