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1. Having a specified kind or number of centers: polycentric.
2. Having a specified object as the center: geocentric.
3. Focused on or viewed in terms of a specified area, subject, or culture: anthropocentric; Afrocentric.
suffix forming adjectives
having a centre as specified: heliocentric.
[abstracted from eccentric, concentric, etc]
pertaining to or situated at the center; central.
cen•tric′i•ty (-ˈtrɪs ɪ ti) n.
a combining form meaning “having centers” of the specified number or kind (dicentric); “centered upon, focused around” that named by the first element (ethnocentric).