a term applied to the degree to which the symmetry of body parts of individuals will vary from the norm of the species. It gives information about relative health and well being.

FLUCTUATING ASYMMETRY: "Fluctuating asymmetry is a cue in selecting mates."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FLUCTUATING ASYMMETRY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fluctuating-asymmetry/ (accessed June 19, 2021).