centrale

noun
cen·​tra·​le | \ sen‧ˈtrā(ˌ)lē, -al(ˌ)ē, -ä(ˌ)lē \
plural centralia\ -​lēə \

Definition of centrale

: a bone in the carpus or tarsus situated between the proximal and distal rows of bones, in humans that of the carpus usually fusing with the navicular and that of the tarsus being replaced by the navicular

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History and Etymology for centrale

New Latin, from Latin, neuter of centralis central

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“Centrale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/centrale. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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