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ec·cen·tric

(ek-sen'trik), Do not confuse this word with acentric.
1. Abnormal or peculiar in ideas or behavior. Synonym(s): erratic (1)
2. Proceeding from a center. Compare: centrifugal (2).
3. Synonym(s): peripheral
[G. ek, out, + kentron, center]

eccentric

adjective Referring to eccentricity.

noun A person whose behaviour or mannerisms are generally regarded as deviating from an accepted norm.

eccentric

adjective Not central, peripheral noun A person not regarded as 'normal' by his peers, friends, or family

ec·cen·tric

(ek-sen'trik)
1. Abnormal or peculiar in ideas or behavior.
2. Situated away from a center or proceeding from a center.
Compare: centrifugal (2)
3. Synonym(s): peripheral.

eccentric

Located away from, or deviating from, the centre or from the usual position.

ec·cen·tric

(ek-sen'trik) Do not confuse this word with acentric.
1. Abnormal or peculiar in ideas or behavior.
Synonym(s): erratic (1) .
2. Proceeding from a center.
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(4,6) Radiographically, osteosarcomas are destructive, eccentrically located lesions with poorly defined 1C margins and an associated soft-tissue mass.
Eccentrically braced system was presented in 1978 by Popov et al [3].
We reported (15) in our previous study that both low and high stimulus of eccentric aerobic exercises induced similar muscle adaptation when similar eccentrically biased exercise of higher stimulus was performed in the repeated exercise.
Radiologically, ABCs presents as eccentrically situated expansile lytic lesion and show multiple fluid levels on MRI scan as a result of blood layering.
In a Cartesian coordinate system, let us consider a rotation of eccentrically placed disks in XY plane rotating at a constant rate of [OMEGA] with z axis perpendicular to the plane of disks.
Since every eccentrically loaded bone (e.g., olecranon) is subjected to bending stress.
The RevX-E features an eccentrically mounted magnetic rotor within a non-conductive larger diameter shell.
Furthermore, these lesions are characteristically cortically-based and eccentrically located within the medullary cavity.
This is a little more serious and can cause the cylinder to rotate eccentrically instead of in a smooth, circular path.
You load up the muscle by contracting it in a lengthened state (eccentrically), then contracting it very quickly to shorten it (concentrically) - then you get an explosive, powerful boing.
The actress was propositioned by a alleged French businessman, the eccentrically named Nimrod-Frederic Kamer, who interrupted the model during a photocall offering her 1million Euros for "one night" with him.
The Guardian newspaper described it as an 'Eccentrically charming documentary'.