zygosphere etymology

English word zygosphere comes from English -sphere, English zygo- (Pair. Union.)

Detailed word origin of zygosphere

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-sphere English (eng) (mathematics) Used to form nouns indicating a sphere of x dimensions. Designating some layer of the Earth.
zygo- English (eng) Pair. Union.
zygosphere English (eng) (botany) A plant's gamete which can form a zygospore by uniting with a similar one.

Words with the same origin as zygosphere

Descendants of -sphere
adminisphere atmosphere biosphere blogosphere electrosphere fatosphere fisking graphosphere heliosphere heliospheric hydrosphere ionosphere magnetosphere mammosphere mechanical lithosphere mesosphere neutrinosphere oncosphere photosphere phyllosphere podosphere sarcosphere tectosphere troposphere vitasphere
Descendants of zygo-
zygoapophyseal zygodactyl zygogenesis zygogenetic zygolith zygology zygomasseteric zygomaxillary zygomorphic zygomycosis zygophore zygophyte zygopleural zygopodium zygospondylous zygosporangium zygospore zygosynapophyseal zygozoospore zyophyte