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astrosphere

[as-truh-sfeer] /ˈæs trəˌsfɪər/
noun, Biology.
1.
the central portion of an aster, in which the centrosome lies.
2.
the whole aster exclusive of the centrosome.
Origin of astrosphere
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900; astro- + sphere
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British Dictionary definitions for astrosphere

astrosphere

/ˈæstrəˌsfɪə/
noun (cytology)
1.
another name for centrosome
2.
Also called attraction sphere. the part of the aster excluding the centrosome
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astrosphere in Medicine

astrosphere as·tro·sphere (ās'trō-sfēr')
n.
A set of radiating fibrils extending outward from the centrosome and centrosphere of a dividing cell. Also called aster, attraction sphere.

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