sphaeraphis

noun
sphaer·​a·​phis | \ ˈsfirəfə̇s, ˈsfer- \
plural sphaeraphides\ sfə̇ˈrafəˌdēz \

Definition of sphaeraphis

: a spherical aggregation of raphides in a plant cell

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History and Etymology for sphaeraphis

New Latin, from sphaer- + Greek rhaphis needle

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“Sphaeraphis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sphaeraphis. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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