-sphere

-sphere

a combining form of sphere (planisphere ); having a special use in the names of the layers of gases and the like surrounding the earth and other celestial bodies (ionosphere ).
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-sphere
 
n combining form
1.  having the shape or form of a sphere: bathysphere
2.  indicating a spherelike enveloping mass: atmosphere
 
-spheric
 
adj combining form

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