browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
bilateral

more about bilateral

bilateral


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bilateral  \Bi*lat"er*al\,  a.  [Pref.  bi-  +  lateral:  cf  F. 
  bilat['e]ral.] 
  1.  Having  two  sides;  arranged  upon  two  sides;  affecting  two 
  sides  or  two  parties. 
 
  2.  (Biol.)  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  two  sides  of  a  central 
  area  or  organ,  or  of  a  central  axis;  as  bilateral 
  symmetry  in  animals,  where  there  is  a  similarity  of  parts 
  on  the  right  and  left  sides  of  the  body. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bilateral 
  adj  1:  having  identical  parts  on  each  side  of  an  axis  [syn:  {isobilateral}, 
  {bilaterally  symmetrical},  {bilaterally  symmetric}] 
  2:  having  two  sides  or  parts  [syn:  {two-sided}]  [ant:  {unilateral}, 
  {multilateral}] 




more about bilateral