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a combining form representing sphere in compound words: spherometer.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Also sphaero-, -sphere; especially before a vowel, spher-.
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How to use sphero- in a sentence

  • He also obtained forms resembling sphero-crystals and starch grains.

    The Mechanism of Life|Stphane Leduc
  • Sphero-hexagonal is black and in the shape of a small ball with a six-sided ring around it.

    The Gunner's Examiner|Harold E. Cloke

Medical definitions for sphero-

sphero-

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Sphere; spherical:spherocyte.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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