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having no center; not centered
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eccentric – strange, weird, bizarre; deviating from customs or practice; erratic; peculiar: an eccentric hermit
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1. without a centre
2. not on centre; eccentric
3. (Genetics) genetics (of a chromosome or chromosome fragment) lacking a centromere
(Genetics) an acentric chromosome or fragment
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(eɪˈsɛn trɪk)

1. not centered; having no center.
2. (of a chromosome) lacking a centromere.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.acentric - lacking a centromereacentric - lacking a centromere; "an acentric chromosome fragment"
2.acentric - not centered or having no centeracentric - not centered or having no center  
nonconcentric, eccentric - not having a common center; not concentric; "eccentric circles"
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a. acéntrico, fuera del centro.
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