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pentameral symmetry


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Five-sided symmetry that is strikingly exhibited by some Echinodermata. Its evolutionary significance is unclear, but some authorities suggest that the five-sided body plan provides additional strength.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences — Earth Sciences and Geography.


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