phyllosphere etymology

English word phyllosphere comes from English phyllo- (Leaf, leaves.), English -sphere

Detailed word origin of phyllosphere

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
phyllo- English (eng) Leaf, leaves.
-sphere English (eng) (mathematics) Used to form nouns indicating a sphere of x dimensions. Designating some layer of the Earth.
phyllosphere English (eng) (biology) The above-ground surface of plants, viewed as a habitat for microorganisms.

Words with the same origin as phyllosphere

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