the branch of the U.S. Public Health Service under the Department of Health and Human Services charged with the investigation and control of contagious disease in the nation.
a town in W Ohio. Contemporary Examples Historical Examples
hundredth; pertaining to division into hundredths. Historical Examples noun hundredth adjective relating to division into hundredths
a monetary unit of Italy until the euro was adopted, the 100th part of a lira. a cupronickel coin of Uruguay, the 100th part of a peso. a copper coin of Panama, the 100th part of a balboa. Historical Examples noun (pl) -mos, -mi a former monetary unit of Italy, San Marino, and the Vatican […]
a puncture or perforation. a puncture into a body cavity, usually to remove fluid. centesis cen·te·sis (sěn-tē’sĭs) n. pl. cen·te·ses (-sēz’) See puncture.