sphaeraphis

noun sphaer·a·phis \ˈsfirəfə̇s, ˈsfer-\

Definition of sphaeraphis

plural

sphaeraphides

\sfə̇ˈrafəˌdēz\
  1. :  a spherical aggregation of raphides in a plant cell

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Origin and Etymology of sphaeraphis

New Latin, from sphaer- + Greek rhaphis needle — more at raphide


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