arcocentrum

noun
ar·​co·​cen·​trum | \ ¦ärkō¦sen‧trəm \

Definition of arcocentrum

: a centrum of a vertebra formed of basal parts or segments of the neural and hemal arches more or less modified and fused together — compare chordacentrum

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History and Etymology for arcocentrum

New Latin, from arco- (from Latin arcus bow) + centrum

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“Arcocentrum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arcocentrum. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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