centrum

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noun cen·trum \ˈsen-trəm\

Definition of centrum

plural

centrums

or

centra

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  1. 1 :  center

  2. 2 :  the body of a vertebra ventral to the neural arch

Origin and Etymology of centrum

Latin — more at center


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centrum

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noun cen·trum \ˈsen-trəm\

Medical Definition of centrum

plural

centrums

or

centra

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  1. 1:  the center especially of an anatomical part

  2. 2:  the body of a vertebra ventral to the neural arch

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