centrosphere

centrosphere

[sen-truh-sfeer]
noun
1.
Cell Biology. the protoplasm around a centrosome; the central portion of an aster, containing the centrosome.
2.
Geology. the central or interior portion of the earth.

Origin:
1895–1900; centro- + -sphere

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centrosphere (ˈsɛntrəˌsfɪə)
 
n
1.  a former name for core
2.  another name for centrosome

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centrosphere cen·tro·sphere (sěn'trə-sfēr')
n.
The mass of cytoplasm surrounding the centriole in a centrosome.

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