The definition of asymmetry means that two parts of something are not exactly the same.
A fiddler crab has one claw that is bigger than the other so that is an example that a fiddler crab’s body has asymmetry.
- lack of symmetry
- Chem. the asymmetrical structure of a molecule, esp. of stereoisomers containing carbon atoms
- Mil. lack of essential parity between adversarial forces, as between a highly mechanized army and a group of guerillas
Origin of asymmetryClassical Greek asymmetria ; from a-, without + symmetria: see symmetry
a- + symmetry