polycentric

adjective poly·cen·tric \ ˌpä-lē-ˈsen-trik \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of polycentric

: having more than one center (as of development or control): such as
a : having several centromeres
  • polycentric chromosomes
b : characterized by polycentrism

First Known Use of polycentric

1887


Medical Dictionary

polycentric

adjective poly·cen·tric \ ˌpäl-i-ˈsen-trik \

medical Definition of polycentric

: having several centromeres
  • polycentric chromosomes
— compare monocentric

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