body-centered lattice

body-centered lattice

[′bäd·ē ‚sen·tərd ′lad·əs]
(crystallography)
A space lattice in which the point at the intersection of the body diagonals is identical to the points at the corners of the unit cell.
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This choice allows a primitive, a side-centered, and a body-centered lattice.
In the primitive and body-centered lattices a and c obey a < c.