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adj cen·tral \ˈsen-trəl\

Medical Definition of CENTRAL

:  of or concerning the centrum of a vertebra
a :  of, relating to, or comprising the brain and spinal cord b :  originating within the central nervous system :  caused by factors originating in the central nervous system <central precocious puberty>
:  affecting or involving the trunk of the body and especially the abdomen <central adiposity>
cen·tral·ly \-trə-lē\ adverb
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