As adjectives the difference between symmetric and homocercal
is that
symmetric is symmetrical while
homocercal is (ichthyology) describing the symmetric tail of a fish that has two lobes extending from the end of the vertebral column.
symmetric English
Adjective
( en adjective)
Symmetrical.
(set theory) Of a relation R'' on a set ''S'', such that ''xRy'' if and only if ''yRx'' for all members ''x'' and ''y'' of ''S (that is, if the relation holds between any element and a second, it also holds between the second and the first).
 "Is a sibling of" is a symmetric relation.
(cryptography) Using the same key (or keys that are trivially related) for both encryption and decryption.
Related terms
* asymmetric
* symmetry
See also
* reflexive
* transitive
Anagrams
* mycterism

homocercal English
Adjective
( en adjective)
(ichthyology) Describing the symmetric tail of a fish that has two lobes extending from the end of the vertebral column.
Coordinate terms
* diphycercal
* heterocercal
* protocercal
