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spheroidal

 [sfe-roi´dal]
resembling a sphere.

sphe·roid

, spheroidal (sfē'royd, sfē-royd'ăl),
Shaped like a sphere.
[L. spheroideus]

spheroidal

/sphe·roi·dal/ (sfēr-oi´d'l) resembling a sphere.

spheroidal

[sfir′oidəl]
Etymology: Gk, sphaira, ball, eidos, form
ball-shaped.

sphe·roid

, spheroidal (sfēr'oyd, sfēr-oyd'ăl)
Shaped like a sphere.
[L. spheroideus]

spheroidal

resembling a sphere.
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