One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Zoology and Botany. Nearly or not quite central; near or close to the centre.
2Chiefly Anatomy and Zoology. Located under the centre or a central part, especially the centrum of a vertebra or the central sulcus of the brain.
Early 19th century. From sub- + central.
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