centric

[ sen-trik ]
/ ˈsɛn trɪk /

adjective

pertaining to or situated at the center; central.
Anatomy, Physiology. pertaining to or originating at a nerve center.

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Also cen·tri·cal.

Origin of centric

1580–90; < Greek kentrikós of, pertaining to a cardinal point, equivalent to kéntr(on) (see center) + -ikos -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM centric

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British Dictionary definitions for centricity

centric

centrical

/ (ˈsɛntrɪk) /

adjective

being central or having a centre
relating to or originating at a nerve centre
botany
  1. Also: concentric (of vascular bundles) having one type of tissue completely surrounding the other
  2. (of leaves, such as those of the onion) cylindrical

Derived forms of centric

centrically, adverbcentricity (sɛnˈtrɪsɪtɪ), noun
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Medical definitions for centricity

centric
[ sĕntrĭk ]

adj.

Situated at or near the center; central.
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