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paracentric

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a paracentric Deviating from circularity; changing the distance from a center.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • paracentric Approaching to or departing from the center.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Paracentric approaching to the centre or receding from it
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. para-, + centric, -ical,: cf. F. paracentrique,

Usage

In literature:

Dorsally, the fissure bifurcates, embracing the gyre indented by the caudal limb of the paracentral.
"Christian Science" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
On a Yale you would read the words 'Yale paracentric,' and a number.
"Lord John in New York" by C. N. Williamson
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In news:

When you view an eye that has advanced keratoconus in optic section, the central or paracentral corneal thickness can be onethird that of the peripheral cornea (Figure 1).
Should paracentrism be avoided in the paranormal field.
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