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Having a common center, such that two or more spheres, circles, or segments of circles are within one another.


/con·cen·tric/ (kon-sen´trik) having a common center; extending out equally in all directions from a common center.


Etymology: L, con + centrum, center
describing two or more circles that have a common center.


Having a common center; said of two or more circles or spheres having a common center.

concentric (kn·senˑ·trik),

adj 1. referring to a muscle contraction that involves reduction in a muscle's length.
2. referring to muscles or other tissues that are structured as circles or rings.

Patient discussion about concentric

Q. Where to concentrate on while losing weight and how? a strongest muscle and largest muscle reduction will help me in losing weight. Where to concentrate on while losing weight and how?

A. why not do a sport that activates more muscles then just one..? running or swimming? those actions work on groups of big muscles and on your heart and lungs system that is very important in order to get in shape.

Q. Does anyone have ideas for ways to overcome concentration problems without depending on medications? I'm reallllllly trying hard to study for my final exams and my ADD seems to bother me every time I touch the desk. Sometimes my thoughts fly out when I only think of how much I still have to study today!!! please- help if you can... I really don't want to start with meds...

A. Omega-3 fatty acids, phosphatidylserine, zinc and magnesium may have benefits with regard to ADD symptoms. i take omega-3 fatty acids every day for the past year and it helped me go threw a ruff year of studying.

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