centrosphere


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cen·tro·sphere

 (sĕn′trə-sfîr′)
n.
1. The mass of cytoplasm surrounding the centriole in a centrosome.
2. The central part of the earth, usually the part beneath the lithosphere but sometimes the part beneath the mantle.

centrosphere

(ˈsɛntrəˌsfɪə)
n
1. (Geological Science) a former name for core4
2. (Genetics) another name for centrosome
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The presence of "centrospheres" in cell division of liverworts was described by the early cytologists and quadripolar spindles in meiosis arising from four such centrospheres were clearly described prior to 1900.