what is the difference between radial symmetry and bilateral symmetry since in both the body has to be divided into two equal halves.

Bilateral symmetry:-Bilateral symmetry is the symmetrical arrangement of an organism or a body part along a central axis. As a result of which the body is divided into equivalent. It can be observed in organisms of phylum Platy helminthes. Radial symmetry is a type of symmetry in which the body of the organism into two equal halves by any plane passing through the central axis. Radial symmetry can be observed in the animals of the phylum Echinoderm

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