cen·tral adj \ˈsen-trəl\
: 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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