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Cell Biology. the protoplasm around a centrosome; the central portion of an aster, containing the centrosome.
Geology. the central or interior portion of the earth.
Historical Examples

a former name for core (sense 4)
another name for centrosome

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


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  • Centrosymmetric

    symmetric in relation to a center.

  • Centre of mass

    noun the point at which the mass of a system could be concentrated without affecting the behaviour of the system under the action of external linear forces

  • Centre of curvature

    noun the point on the normal at a given point on a curve on the concave side of the curve whose distance from the point on the curve is equal to the radius of curvature

  • Cents-off

    of or relating to a marketing device, as a coupon, that entitles a buyer to a specified amount off the regular price.

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