a moment about the center of a distribution, usually the mean.
- Central necrosis
central necrosis n. Necrosis involving the inner portions of a tissue or organ.
the part of the nervous system comprising the brain and spinal cord. noun the mass of nerve tissue that controls and coordinates the activities of an animal. In vertebrates it consists of the brain and spinal cord CNS Compare autonomic nervous system central nervous system n. Abbr. CNS The portion of the vertebrate nervous system […]
- Central nystagmus
central nystagmus n. Nystagmus that is a reflex from stimulation arising in the central nervous system.
- Central office
communications The place where telephone companies terminate customer lines and locate switching equipment to interconnect those lines with other networks. (1995-03-20) Historical Examples