noun pre·centrum \"+\

Definition of precentrum

  1. 1 :  a distinct anterior portion of the centrum of a vertebra commonly bearing the neural and hemal arches in a fish that has vertebra with postcentra

  2. 2 :  one of an alternate series of vertebral centra occurring in some fishes and having both hemal and neural arches

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Origin and Etymology of precentrum

New Latin, from pre- + centrum

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to cast off or become cast off

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