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astrosphere

 [as´tro-sfēr]
the central mass of an aster, excluding the rays.

as·tro·sphere

(as'trō-sfēr),
A set of radiating microtubules extending outward from the cytocentrum and centrosphere of a dividing cell.
[G. astron, star, + sphaira, ball]

astrosphere

(ăs′trō-sfîr′)
n.
1. The central portion of a cell aster exclusive of the rays.
2. The entire cell aster with the exception of the centrosome.

as·tro·sphere

(as'trō-sfēr)
A set of radiating microtubules extending outward from the cytocentrum and centrosphere of a dividing cell.
Synonym(s): aster, attraction sphere.
[G. astron, star, + sphaira, ball]

Lavdovsky,

Michail D., Russian histologist, 1846-1902.
Lavdovsky nucleoid - a set of radiating microtubules extending outward from the cytocentrum and centrosphere of a dividing cell. Synonym(s): astrosphere

astrosphere

1. the central mass of an aster, excluding the rays.
2. aster.