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.
(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).
(cryptography) Using the same key (or keys that are trivially related) for both encryption and decryption.
- "Is a sibling of" is a symmetric relation.
(ichthyology) Describing the symmetric tail of a fish that has two lobes extending from the end of the vertebral column.