gastrocentral

adjective
gas·​tro·​cen·​tral | \ ¦gastrō¦sen‧trəl \
variants: or gastrocentrous \ -​rəs \

Definition of gastrocentral

1 : having the centrum formed of the interventral elements
2 : having gastrocentral vertebrae gastrocentral reptiles

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History and Etymology for gastrocentral

gastr- + central or -centrous (from New Latin centrum + English -ous)

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“Gastrocentral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gastrocentral. Accessed 24 Jun. 2022.

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