photosphere etymology

English word photosphere comes from English photo- (Light, electromagnetic radiation. Photography.), English -sphere

Detailed word origin of photosphere

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
photo- English (eng) Light, electromagnetic radiation. Photography.
-sphere English (eng) (mathematics) Used to form nouns indicating a sphere of x dimensions. Designating some layer of the Earth.
photosphere English (eng) (astronomy) A visible surface layer of a star, and especially that of a sun.

Words with the same origin as photosphere

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