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 [sen´trum] (pl. cen´tra) (L.)
1. a center.
2. the body of a vertebra.
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Plural of centrum.
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Plural of centrum.
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(sĕn′trŭm) plural.centra [L.]
1. Any center, esp. an anatomical one.
2. The body of a vertebra.

centrum semiovale

The mass of white matter at the center of each cerebral hemisphere.

centrum tendineum

The central tendon of the diaphragm.
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