sphero-, spher-, -sphere-
(Greek: ball, round, around; globe, global; body of globular form; by extension, circular zone, circular area)
The biospheres are global ecosystems that can be broken down into regional or local ecosystems, or biomes.
Organisms in the biospheres are classified into trophic levels (steps) and communities.
2. An early embryonic form produced by cleavage of a fertilized ovum and consisting of a spherical layer of cells surrounding a fluid-filled cavity.
3. An animal embryo at the stage immediately following the division of the fertilized egg cell, consisting of a ball-shaped layer of cells around a fluid-filled cavity known as a blastocoel.
2. The total universe of blogs and the collection of all bloggers, blog sites, blog readers, and blog texts or contents.
3. The current state of all information available on blogs and/or the sub-culture of those who create and use blogs.
2. The imaginary shell formed by the sky; usually, represented as an infinite circle, the center of which is the observer's position.
It encompasses the stratosphere, the mesophere, and possibly a part of the thermosphere.
These frosted polyethylene spheres are illuminated with high-power LED's and are designed for both indoor and outdoor applications.2. A sphere, internally illuminated with high-power LED's enabling the sphere to be changed to any color a person desires.
2. A scarlet, gaseous envelope surrounding the sun outside the photosphere, from which enormous quantities of hydrogen and other gases are erupted.
3. A layer of rarefied, transparent gases in the solar atmosphere which measures 6,000 miles (9,700 kilometers) in thickness and lies between the photosphere (the sun's visible surface) and the corona (its outer atmosphere).
4. A gaseous envelope surrounding a star.
Its design which is similar to that of Spaceship Earth is the icon of Walt Disney World's Epcot theme park.
It consists of a triodetic-domed structure (related to a geodesic dome, consisting of 1,490 acrylic glass bubbles and is illuminated at night).
Coccoliths range in size from one to thirty-five micrometers in size.
2. An apparatus for showing the position of the earth, at any given time, with respect to the fixed stars.
It consists of a hollow glass globe, on which are depicted the stars and constellations, and within which is a terrestrial globe.