oncosphere etymology

English word oncosphere comes from English -sphere

Detailed word origin of oncosphere

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-sphere English (eng) (mathematics) Used to form nouns indicating a sphere of x dimensions. Designating some layer of the Earth.
oncosphere English (eng) An embryonic form of a tapeworm, enclosed in a spherical membrane armed with six hooks.

Words with the same origin as oncosphere

Descendants of -sphere
adminisphere atmosphere biosphere blogosphere electrosphere fatosphere fisking graphosphere heliosphere heliospheric hydrosphere ionosphere magnetosphere mammosphere mechanical lithosphere mesosphere neutrinosphere photosphere phyllosphere podosphere sarcosphere tectosphere troposphere vitasphere