noun, plural cen·trums, cen·tra [sen-truh] /ˈsɛn trə/.
Origin of centrum
Related Words for centraheart, place, hub, kernel, essence, focus, seat, pivot, midst, axis, interior, core, gist, midpoint, nucleus, marrow, mainstream, inside, pith, quick
Examples from the Web for centra
Historical Examples of centra
The vertebr have the faces of their centra more or less bi-concave.Extinct Monsters
H. N. Hutchinson
The vertebrae are generally without epiphyses to their centra.
In the Ichthyosauria the neural arches were united to the centra by cartilage only.
This sheath forms the basis of the centra of the future vertebr.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)
Francis Maitland Balfour
Injuries to the centra were very frequent, but differed extraordinarily in their importance.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900
George Henry Makins