centric


cen·tric

adjective \ˈsen-trik\

Definition of CENTRIC

1
:  located in or at a center :  central <a centric point>
2
:  concentrated about or directed to a center <a centric activity>
3
:  of, relating to, or having a centromere
4
:  of, relating to, or resembling an order (Centrales) of radially symmetrical diatoms
cen·tri·cal·ly \-tri-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
cen·tric·i·ty \sen-ˈtri-sə-tē\ noun

Origin of CENTRIC

Greek kentrikos of the center, from kentron
First Known Use: circa 1590

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism

cen·tric

adjective \ˈsen-trik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CENTRIC

1
: of or relating to a nerve center
2
: of, relating to, or having a centromere
3
of dental occlusion : involving spatial relationships such that all teeth of both jaws meet in a normal manner and forces exerted by the lower on the upper jaw are perfectly distributed in the dental arch

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