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Center: The player in the center of a team's forward line. He takes most of the faceoffs and often leads an attack by carrying the puck into the attacking zone, then shooting or passing to a teammate.
Alternative Birthing Center: A facility offering a 'non-traditional' ('not like a hospital') setting for giving birth. While alternative birthing centers can range from free-standing centers to special areas within hosp . . . View Full Definition
The Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , the US agency charged with tracking and investigating public health trends. The stated mission of the CDC is 'To promote health and quality o . . . View Full Definition
Centers Of Excellence: A feature of the CIGNA HealthCare provider directory allowing you to compare quality and cost for hospitals in your area. CIGNA HealthCare identifies hospitals as Centers of Excellence when . . . View Full Definition
Designated Centers For Specialized Care: Medical centers selected to provide an advanced level of care for a disease or delivery of a specific procedure. For example, CIGNA's >LIFESOURCE Organ Transplant Network is composed of 13 n . . . View Full Definition
Body-Mind Centering: Body-Mind Centering is a movement reeducation approach that explores how the body’s systems contribute to movement and self-awareness. Developed by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, the approach also . . . View Full Definition
Field Service Center: A centralized location for a variety of USDA agency field offices. These have been reduced in number from about 3,700 to about 2,600 through closures and consolidations initiated as part of . . . View Full Definition
Center Face-Off Circle: A circle, measuring 30 feet in diameter, at the center of the ice where the puck is dropped in a face-off to start the game and to restart the game after a goal has been scored.
Center Circle: The faceoff circle, 30 feet in diameter, surrounding the center ice spot, where faceoffs are held to start a period and to restart the game after a goal.
Centering: One of the most important of the six Principles of Pilates, and the main focus of the method, since all work starts from the center (or Powerhouse).