astrosphere
A set of radiating microtubules extending outward from the cytocentrum and centrosphere of a dividing cell. SYN: aster, attraction sphere, Lavdovsky nucleoid, paranuclear body. [G. astron, star, + sphaira, ball]

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as·tro·sphere 'as-trə-.sfi(ə)r n an aster exclusive of the centrosome

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  • astrosphère — [astʀɔsfɛʀ] n. f. ÉTYM. 1905, in Rev. gén. des sc., no 8, p. 376; de 2. astro , et sphère. ❖ ♦ Biol. Sphère située autour de l aster (2. Aster) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • astrosphere — [as′trō sfir΄] n. [ ASTRO + SPHERE] Biol. 1. CENTROSPHERE 2. all of an aster except the centrosome …   English World dictionary

  • astrosphere — n. [Gr. aster, star; sphaira, ball] The central mass of an aster lacking rays …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • astrosphere — /as treuh sfear /, n. Biol. 1. the central portion of an aster, in which the centrosome lies. 2. the whole aster exclusive of the centrosome. [1895 1900; ASTRO + SPHERE] * * * …   Universalium

  • astrosphere — n. center of an aster (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • astrosphere — as·tro·sphere …   English syllables

  • astrosphere — /ˈæstrəsfɪə/ (say astruhsfear) noun Biology 1. the central portion of an aster, in which the centrosome lies. 2. the whole aster exclusive of the centrosome; attraction sphere …   Australian English dictionary

  • astrosphere — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at astro +ˌ noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary astr + sphere 1. : the central mass of the aster exclusive of the rays : centrosphere …   Useful english dictionary

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