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central

(Essential), adjective basal, basic, capital, cardinal, chief, crucial, dominant, elemental, first, foremost, foundational, fundamental, highly important, indispensable, intrinsic, intrinsical, key, main, major, necessary, pivotal, primal, primary, principal, requisite, ruling, significant, supreme, underlying, vital

central

(Situated near center), adjective center, centric, centrical, equidistant, focal, halfway, inmost, inner, medial, median, mesial, middle, middlemost, midmost
Associated concepts: central board of appeals, central filing, centralization center of gravity doctrine
See also: basic, cardinal, federal, fundamental, important, indispensable, integral, intermediate, leading, master, material, outstanding, primary

CENTRAL. Relating to the centre, or placed in the centre; as, the central courts of the United States, are those located in the city of Washington, whose jurisdiction extends over the whole country. These are, first, the Senate of the United States, when organized to try impeachments; secondly, the Supreme Court of the United States.
     2. The government of the United States is the central government.

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Blood flows from hepatic portal vein and hepatic artery into the central vein, congestion in the central vein makes flow of blood difficult.
Treatment of control rat with DAP shows normal distribution of collagen fibres around the central vein branch (Fig.
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After ultrastructural analysis of the three Oryza latifolia populations, intra-specific variability in the leaf blade was observed in relation to the ornamentation of the central vein, the trichomes of the borders of the leaf blade, and in the shapes of the auricles and ligule.
The endothelium of the central veins, small portions of sinusoidal endothelium, and a few interstitial cells were positive for endoglin in the healthy livers by immunostaining (Figure 4); however, any kind of vascular endothelium was negative for endoglin in the HHT liver (data not shown).
One-year safety and efficacy of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide for the management of macular edema secondary to central vein occlusion.
2C) and precipitation of collagenous fibers around dilated central vein stained blue by Masson'trichrome (Fig.
Hydrocephaly secondary to central vein thrombosis in a hemodialysis patient.
Forearm and upper-arm veins suitable for future vascular access should not be used for venipuncture or for placement of IV catheters or subclavian catheters or peripherally inserted central catheter lines (PICCs) to avoid potential for ipsilateral peripheral access due to the risks of central vein stenosis and occlusion.
presented their management pathway flow chart as an aid to decision making when a patient with central vein obstruction is encountered (3, 9).

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