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a combining form representing sphere, in compound words:

sphero- or spher-
Sphere; spherical: spherocyte.


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  • Spherocyte

    spherocyte spher·o·cyte (sfēr’ə-sīt’, sfěr’-) n. A small spherical red blood cell, characteristic of hereditary spherocytosis and of certain hemolytic anemias. spher’o·cyt’ic (-sĭt’ĭk) adj.

  • Spherocytic anemia

    spherocytic anemia n. See hereditary spherocytosis.

  • Spherocytosis

    spherocytosis spher·o·cy·to·sis (sfēr’ō-sī-tō’sĭs, sfěr’-) n. The presence of spherocytes in the blood.

  • Spheroid

    noun 1. a solid geometrical figure similar in shape to a sphere, as an ellipsoid. adjective 2. spheroidal. noun 1. (maths) another name for ellipsoid of revolution adjective 2. shaped like but not exactly a sphere spheroid spher·oid (sfēr’oid’, sfěr’-) or sphe·roi·dal (sfĭ-roid’l) adj. Having a generally spherical shape. spher’oid’ n. spheroid (sfîr’oid’) A three-dimensional […]

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