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asymmetry

 [a-sim´ĕ-tre]
lack or absence of symmetry; dissimilarity in corresponding parts or organs on opposite sides of the body that are normally alike. In chemistry, lack of symmetry in the special arrangements of the atoms and radicals within the molecule or crystal. adj., adj asymmet´rical.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·sym·me·try

(ā-sim'e-trē),
1. Lack of symmetry; disproportion between two parts normally alike.
2. Significant difference in amplitude or frequency of EEG activity recorded simultaneously from the two sides of the brain under identical conditions.
Synonym(s): dissymmetry
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asymmetry

Lacking symmetry Neurology A proportional difference/discordance between the right/left hemispheres, especially vis-`a-vis function
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a·sym·me·try

(ā-sim'ĕ-trē)
1. Lack of symmetry; disproportion between two normally similar parts.
2. Significant difference in amplitude or frequency of electroencephalographic activity recorded simultaneously from the two sides of the brain.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

a·sym·me·try

(ā-sim'ĕ-trē)
Lack of symmetry; disproportion between two parts normally alike.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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(ii) Valve Dissymmetry. D = JC/JB = JC/(L - JC) and, according to (A.2) and (A.3), D = ([[delta].sup.2] - 1 + [(L/V").sup.2])/(1 - [[delta].sup.2] + [(L/V").sup.2]).
(ii) of the shell dissymmetry D, according to [alpha], [delta], is provided in Figure 2(c).
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The molecular shape (dissymmetry) helps these materials act as surfactant and can stabilize emulsion of oil and water.
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