a word element:

1. representing sphere, as in planisphere; having a special use in the names of the layers of gases, etc., surrounding the earth and other celestial bodies, as in ionosphere.
2. representing sphere (def. 6), as in biosphere, blogosphere.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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