centrum


cen·trum

noun \ˈsen-trəm\
plural centrums or cen·tra \-trə\

Definition of CENTRUM

1
:  center
2
:  the body of a vertebra ventral to the neural arch

Origin of CENTRUM

Latin — more at center
First Known Use: 1854

cen·trum

noun \ˈsen-trəm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural centrums or cen·tra \-trə\

Medical Definition of CENTRUM

1
: the center especially of an anatomical part
2
: the body of a vertebra ventral to the neural arch

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