Multicentral development
Multicentral Mul`ti*cen"tral, a. [Multi- + central.] Having many, or several, centers; as, a multicentral cell. [1913 Webster]

{Multicentral development} (Biol.), growth, or development, from several centers. According as the insubordination to a single center is more or less pronounced, the resultant organism will be more or less irregular in form and may even become discontinuous. [1913 Webster]


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  • Multicentral — Mul ti*cen tral, a. [Multi + central.] Having many, or several, centers; as, a multicentral cell. [1913 Webster] {Multicentral development} (Biol.), growth, or development, from several centers. According as the insubordination to a single center …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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