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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Quesenberry, "Long term function following the central cord syndrome," Spinal Cord, vol.
Efficacy of surgical treatment in traumatic central cord syndrome. Surg Neurol 1997;48:435-41.
Clinical evaluation of traumatic central cord syndrome: Emphasis on clinical significance of prevertebral hyperintensity, cord compression, and intra-medullary high-signal intensity on magnetic resonance imaging.
Central cord syndrome frequently occurs in older individuals as a result of hyperextension of the neck.

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