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subcentral

[ suhb-sen-truhl ]
/ sʌbˈsɛn trəl /
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adjective
near or almost to the center.
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Origin of subcentral

First recorded in 1815–25; sub- + central1

OTHER WORDS FROM subcentral

sub·cen·tral·ly, adverb
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How to use subcentral in a sentence

  • The nucleus is spherical and subcentral in position and possesses a distinct central granule.

  • The shell is ventricose, is closed or gapes slightly posteriorly, and has prominent subcentral umbones and an external ligament.

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