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a center. Anatomy, Zoology. the body of a vertebra. Mycology. collectively, all the structures enclosed within the ascocarp of a fungus. Historical Examples noun (pl) -trums, -tra (-trə) the main part or body of a vertebra centrum cen·trum (sěn’trəm) n. pl. cen·trums or cen·tra (-trə) A center of any kind, especially an anatomical center. The […]
cephalothin ceph·a·lo·thin (sěf’ə-lə-thĭn’) n. A broad-spectrum antibiotic derived from cephalosporin.
the anterior part of the body in certain arachnids and crustaceans, consisting of the coalesced head and thorax. Historical Examples noun (pl) -raxes, -races (-rəˌsiːz) the anterior part of many crustaceans and some other arthropods consisting of a united head and thorax n. 1829, from cephalo- + thorax. Perhaps from French or German. cephalothorax (sěf’ə-lə-thôr’āks’) […]
having a head. a combining form meaning “having a head or heads” of the specified sort or number: brachycephalous. -cephalous suff. Having a specified kind of head or number of heads: nanocephalous.