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cen·tric

 (sĕn′trĭk) also cen·tri·cal (-trĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Situated at or near the center; central.
2. Having a center.
3. Having radially symmetrical valves. Used of diatoms.

cen′tri·cal·ly adv.
cen·tric′i·ty (sĕn-trĭs′ĭ-tē) n.

centric

(ˈsɛntrɪk) or

centrical

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

cen•tric

(ˈsɛn trɪk)

also cen′tri•cal,



adj.
pertaining to or situated at the center; central.
[1580–90; < Greek kentrikós=kéntr(on) (see center) + -ikos -ic]
cen′tri•cal•ly, adv.
cen•tric′i•ty (-ˈtrɪs ɪ ti) n.

-centric

a combining form meaning “having centers” of the specified number or kind (dicentric); “centered upon, focused around” that named by the first element (ethnocentric).
[see centric]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.centric - having or situated at or near a center
central - in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area; "a central position"
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