body-centered

[ bod-ee-sen-terd ]
/ ˈbɒd iˌsɛn tərd /

adjective Crystallography.

(of a crystal structure) having lattice points at the centers of the unit cells.
Compare face-centered.

Origin of body-centered

First recorded in 1920–25
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