noun, plural cen·trums, cen·tra [sen-truh] /ˈsɛn trə/.
Origin of centrum
Examples from the Web for centrum
The atlas is small and ring-like, and its centrum is fused with the axis forming the odontoid process.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds
Anterior face of centrum receding superiorly and the ridge opposite it on side of centrum shorter than in Barnegat skeleton.
On the centrum of this vertebra lower down is a second much larger rugose articular facet.
This is known variously as the seismic centre, centrum, hypocentre, origin or focus.
Metapophyses close to centrum and to each other, semihexagonal in outline.