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astrosphere

[ as-truh-sfeer ]
/ ˈæs trəˌsfɪər /
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noun Biology.
the central portion of an aster, in which the centrosome lies.
the whole aster exclusive of the centrosome.
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Origin of astrosphere

First recorded in 1895–1900; astro- + sphere
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British Dictionary definitions for astrosphere

astrosphere
/ (ˈæstrəˌsfɪə) /

noun cytology
another name for centrosome
Also called: attraction sphere the part of the aster excluding the centrosome
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