Origin of spheroidal
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Here it is usually enclosed in the cephalis and is spherical, ellipsoidal or spheroidal, often flattened almost into a disc.
The distance between every two shells equals the diameter of the inner medullary shell, which, like the outer, is spheroidal.
After this he returns to the form of the earth, which he again declares to be spheroidal.
The eggs of this Wren are oval in shape; occasionally, spheroidal.Nests and Eggs of Birds of The United States
Thomas G. Gentry
The entire visible universe, then, would be spheroidal in general shape.Astronomy
- shaped like an ellipsoid of revolution; approximately spherical
- of or relating to an ellipsoid of revolution
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