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Pronunciation: 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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