an instrument for measuring the curvature of spheres and curved surfaces.
an instrument for measuring the curvature of a surface
spherophakia spher·o·pha·ki·a (sfēr’ə-fā’kē-ə, sfěr’ə-) n. A congenital bilateral anomaly in which the lenses of the eye are small, spherical, and prone to subluxation. Also called microphakia.
noun, Bacteriology. 1. a Gram-negative bacterial cell with a cell wall that has been altered or is partly missing, resulting in a spherical shape.
noun 1. a small sphere or spherical body. noun 1. a very small sphere or globule
noun, Petrology. 1. a rounded aggregate of radiating crystals found in obsidian and other glassy igneous rocks. noun 1. any of several spherical masses of radiating needle-like crystals of one or more minerals occurring in rocks such as obsidian