BILATERAL SYMMETRY By N., Sam M.S. - 27 n. in anatomy, refers to a symmetrical arrangement of body parts such that either half (left or right) is an approximate mirror image of the other. This equal distribution of parts is along a central axis. BILATERAL SYMMETRY: "The human body is a clear example of bilateral symmetry." Related Psychology Terms CEREBRAL CORTEX FIGURE-DRAWING TEST Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development ADOLESCENCE (Theories) EXPRESSIVE BEHAVIOR LYSERGIC ACID (LSD) ABSOLUTE THRESHOLD DESCARTES, RENE (1596-1650) COLOR CIRCLE HALLUCINATION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "BILATERAL SYMMETRY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/bilateral-symmetry/ (accessed June 30, 2022).