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sphere

 [sfēr]
a three dimensional round body; called also globus. adj., adj spher´ical.
attraction sphere centrosome.
segmentation sphere
1. morula.

sphere

(sfēr),
A ball or globular body.
[G. sphaira]

sphere

(sfēr) ball or globe; a three-dimensional round body.spher´ical

sphere

[sfir]
a globe-shaped object, theoretically generated by a circle revolving on a diameter as its axis.

sphere

(sfēr)
A ball or globular body.
[G. sphaira]

sphere 

A term commonly used to denote the spherical component of a prescription or of the power of a lens, or even a spherical lens. See spherical lens; prescription.
far point sphere The imaginary spherical surface on which lie the far points of accommodation for all directions of gaze. See far point of accommodation.
near point s . The imaginary spherical surface on which lie the near points of accommodation for all directions of gaze. See near point of accommodation.

sphere

a ball or globe.

attraction sphere
centrosome.
segmentation sphere
1. the morula.
2. a blastomere.
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He also cited Pythagorean belief in the harmony of the spheres as the song of the gods rejoicing.
There are still people who feel uneasy when they learn that Isaac Newton spent most of his intellectual energy on alchemy and biblical prophecies, and that Johannes Kepler's three laws of planetary motion are embedded in elaborate theories concerning the Platonic Solids and the Harmony of the Spheres.
This is not the harmony of the spheres of Neoplatonic philosophy, but an earthly harmony that the lovers create themselves, each on his chosen instrument and each singing a song of his own composition.