uni·​cen·​tric ˌyü-ni-ˈsen-trik How to pronounce unicentric (audio)
: having a single center of origin
a unicentric tumor
For example, a pathologic analysis of 130 mastectomy specimens with primary tumors 2 cm or smaller found that only 41% had pathologically confirmed unicentric disease. A total of 42% of patients had multifocal or multicentric disease …Grace L. Smith et al., The Journal of the American Medical Association

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“Unicentric.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/unicentric. Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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