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chromosphere

chro·mo·sphere

chromosphere

pronunciation:
kro ms fir
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part of speech: noun
definition: a layer of gas, mostly hydrogen, that surrounds a star, esp. the sun, above the photosphere and below the corona.
derivation: chromospheric (adj.)
Word Parts
The word chromosphere contains the following parts:
chrom, chromo, chromato, -chrome Greek root that means color, pigment; the element chromium or the substance chromatin