Definition of subcentric in US English:

subcentric

adjective

  • 1Zoology and Botany= subcentral.

  • 2Mycology. Designating an oospore having a layer of oil droplets on one side of the central cytoplasm.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. From sub- + -centric Compare earlier subcentral, subcentrical.

Pronunciation

subcentric

/sʌbˈsɛntrɪk/