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Axis vs. Centrum — What's the Difference?

Axis vs. Centrum — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Axis and Centrum

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Axis

A straight line about which a body or geometric object rotates or may be conceived to rotate.
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Centrum

The major part of a vertebra, exclusive of the bases of the neural arch.
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Axis

An unlimited line, half-line, or line segment serving to orient a space or a geometric object, especially a line about which the object is symmetric.
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Centrum

A center.
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Axis

A reference line from which distances or angles are measured in a coordinate system.
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Centrum

(anatomy)
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Axis

A center line to which parts of a structure or body may be referred.
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Centrum

The central body of a vertebra; the solid piece to which the arches and some other parts are or may be attached.
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Axis

An imaginary line to which elements of a work of art, such as a picture, are referred for measurement or symmetry.
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Centrum

The basis or fundamental portion of one of the cranial segments, regarded as analogous to vertebrae.
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Axis

The second cervical vertebra on which the head turns.
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Centrum

(seismology) The focus or place of origin of an earthquake.
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Axis

Any of various central structures, such as the spinal column, or standard abstract lines used as a positional referent.
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Centrum

The body, or axis, of a vertebra. See Vertebra.
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Axis

(Botany) The main stem or central part about which organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged.
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Centrum

The main body of a vertebra
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Axis

One of three mutually perpendicular lines that define the orientation of an aircraft, with one being along its direction of travel and the other two being perpendicular to the direction of travel.
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Axis

A line through the optical center of a lens that is perpendicular to both its surfaces.
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Axis

One of three or four imaginary lines used to define the faces of a crystal and the position of its atoms.
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Axis

An alliance of powers, such as nations, to promote mutual interests and policies.
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Axis

Axis The alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936, later including Japan and other nations, that opposed the Allies in World War II.
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Axis

(geometry) An imaginary line around which an object spins (an axis of rotation) or is symmetrically arranged (an axis of symmetry).
The Earth rotates once a day on its axis
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Axis

(mathematics) A fixed one-dimensional figure, such as a line or arc, with an origin and orientation and such that its points are in one-to-one correspondence with a set of numbers; an axis forms part of the basis of a space or is used to position and locate data in a graph (a coordinate axis)
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Axis

(skeleton) The second cervical vertebra of the spine
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Axis

(anatomy) An imaginary, visualized plane separating two morphologically similar parts of an organism
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Axis

(psychiatry) A form of classification and descriptions of mental disorders or disabilities used in manuals such as the DSM (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders)
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Axis

(botany) The main stem or central part about which organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged
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Axis

(military) An alliance or coalition.
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Axis

A deer native to Asia, of species Axis axis.
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Axis

The spotted deer (Cervus axis or Axis maculata) of India, where it is called hog deer and parrah (Moorish name).
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Axis

A straight line, real or imaginary, passing through a body, on which it revolves, or may be supposed to revolve; a line passing through a body or system around which the parts are symmetrically arranged.
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Axis

A straight line with respect to which the different parts of a magnitude are symmetrically arranged; as, the axis of a cylinder, i. e., the axis of a cone, that is, the straight line joining the vertex and the center of the base; the axis of a circle, any straight line passing through the center.
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Axis

The stem; the central part, or longitudinal support, on which organs or parts are arranged; the central line of any body.
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Axis

The second vertebra of the neck, or vertebra dentata.
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Axis

One of several imaginary lines, assumed in describing the position of the planes by which a crystal is bounded.
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Axis

The primary or secondary central line of any design.
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Axis

A straight line through a body or figure that satisfies certain conditions
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Axis

The center around which something rotates
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Axis

The main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged
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Axis

In World War II the alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936 which later included Japan and other nations;
The Axis opposed the Allies in World War II
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Axis

A group of countries in special alliance
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Axis

The 2nd cervical vertebra; serves as a pivot for turning the head
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