apocenter definition

  • noun:
    • The furthest point of an astronomical object in an elliptical orbit to its center of destination (the key focus associated with ellipse)
    • when you look at the orbit of a heavenly body, the purpose many distant from human anatomy or point around which it revolves.
    • In biology, an organism or organ that might be viewed as a specialized or divergent descendant from a far more ancient or less specialized system or organ.

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