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centrosphere

[ sen-truh-sfeer ]
/ ˈsɛn trəˌsfɪər /
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noun
Cell Biology. the protoplasm around a centrosome; the central portion of an aster, containing the centrosome.
Also called barysphere .Geology. the central or interior portion of the earth.
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Origin of centrosphere

First recorded in 1895–1900; centro- + -sphere
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British Dictionary definitions for centrosphere

centrosphere
/ (ˈsɛntrəˌsfɪə) /

noun
a former name for core (def. 4)
another name for centrosome
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for centrosphere

centrosphere
[ sĕntrə-sfîr′ ]

n.
The mass of cytoplasm surrounding the centriole in a centrosome.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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