bicentric

[ bahy-sen-trik ]
/ baɪˈsɛn trɪk /

adjective Biology.

(of a taxon) having two centers of evolution.
(of a plant or animal) having two centers of distribution.

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Origin of bicentric

First recorded in 1955–60; bi-1 + -centric

OTHER WORDS FROM bicentric

bi·cen·tri·cal·ly, adverb
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