heliocentricalmedical dictionary

<astronomy> Pertaining to the sun's center, or appearing to be seen from it; having, or relating to, the sun as a center; opposed to geocentrical. Heliocentric parallax. See Parallax. Heliocentric place, latitude, longitude, etc. (of a heavenly body), the direction, latitude, longitude, etc, of the body as viewed from the sun.

Origin: Helio- + centric, centrical: cf. F. Heliocentrique.

(01 Mar 1998)

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