precentrum

noun
pre·centrum | \"+\

Definition of precentrum 

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

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History and Etymology for precentrum

New Latin, from pre- + centrum

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