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Central complex

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(entomology) A highly organized neuropil structure in the center of the insect brain, which has a role in motor control and visual orientation. It consists of three parts: the ellipsoid body, the superior arch and the fan-shaped body above the paired nodule and the protocerebral bridge.1

(enzymology) The binary complex for one-substrate enzyme.