Definition of galactocentric in English:

galactocentric

adjective

Astronomy
  • Having the galaxy as centre; referred to or measured from the centre of the galaxy.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Copernicus. From galact- + -o- + -centric.

Pronunciation

galactocentric

/ɡəˌlaktəˈsɛntrɪk/