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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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And Issenberg's description of the Tsukiji market moves at a snail's pace, as he fixates on the compound's geometric layout: "There are eight streets," he writes, "ordered concentrically, which are intersected by seven avenues, evenly spaced radii .
Model 350 multipurpose blender for continuous mixing of dry materials features two concentrically mounted augers that operate at different speeds.
However, the very fact that the narrator speaks of the "soul" of the sunset, rather than the sun itself, and not of death, but rather the "semblance," or appearance, of death descending on "the deathless," begins to create a mysterious sense of interiority and exteriority in the poem in which the objects of nature seem somehow concentrically arranged within one another.
The typical radiographic appearance is that of a lesion concentrically located in the medullary cavity (3,4) of the metaphysis of a long bone (Fig.
He also sees in the Delie what he calls a spiral movement, defined as a "movement by which a poetic or vocal sound structure is developed concentrically in the evocation of a referent" ("le mouvement par lequel une structure sonore poetique ou vocale se developpe de maniere concentrique dans l'evocation d'un referent," 642), not an easy concept to grasp or to apply, particularly in reference to a poetic text.
In both WT and eNOS-KO mice, the nonligated carotid arteries (Time 0) appeared normal with the intima limited to endothelial cells overlying the IEL, a modest, concentrically oriented media, and a sparse, primarily acellular adventitia (Figures 1 and 2).
The NueMD system "puts data together concentrically," says Notaroberto, "like the hub of a wheel connecting with its spokes.
The test section shown in Figure 2 consists of an electrically heated cylindrical heating rod, which is mounted concentrically within the surrounding pipe.
The advantages collets have over chucks are that they're quick, that they clamp on a high percentage of the part surface, that they don't have pressure points, and that they run very concentrically," says Froehlich, president, Troyke Manufacturing Company, Cincinnati, OH.
The town lies eeriely quiet in its natural amphitheatre setting where the distant treeline is concentrically surrounded by mountain tops jutting out into the autumnal sky.
Scientists at Harvard University have nestled droplets inside droplets by squeezing three concentrically arranged streams of fluids into a glass tube.