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Meanings of Astrobiology:

noun

The branch of biology concerned with the study of life on earth and in space.

Usage examples:

A lot of the chemists and geologists and biologists working in astrobiology are fixated on the deta…

Meanings of Astroblast:

noun

An immature precursor of an astrocyte.

Meanings of Astrobotany:

noun

The (supposed) connection between plants and celestial objects; especially the practice of harvesting medicinal plants in accordance with astrology.

Meanings of Astrochemistry:

noun

The study of molecules and ions occurring in stars and interstellar space.

Usage examples:

Within a century of comte's death, thanks to the invention of the spectroscope, much of astronomy h…

Meanings of Astrochronological:

adjective

Of or relating to astrochronology.

Meanings of Astrocompass:

noun

An instrument designed to indicate direction with respect to the stars.

Usage examples:

The aircraft's magnetic compass probably appeared to be working well, and setting up the astrocompa…

Meanings of Astrocyte:

noun

A star-shaped glial cell of the central nervous system.

Usage examples:

Mercury accumulates in the central nervous system primarily in astrocytes, the cells that provide t…

Meanings of Astrocytoma:

noun

A tumour of the central nervous system that is composed of astrocytes, varying in degree of malignancy.

Meanings of Astrocytomas:

noun

A tumour of the central nervous system that is composed of astrocytes, varying in degree of malignancy.

Meanings of Astrodome:

noun

An enclosed stadium with a domed roof.

Usage examples:

The houston astrodome

Meanings of Astrodynamics:

noun

The dynamics of space flight.

Meanings of Astrogate:

verb

To navigate a vehicle through space; to perform astrogation.

Meanings of Astrogated:

verb

To navigate a vehicle through space; to perform astrogation.

Meanings of Astrogating:

verb

To navigate a vehicle through space; to perform astrogation.

Meanings of Astrogation:

noun

(in science fiction) navigation in outer space.

Usage examples:

I need you to run the astrogation computers for the descent.

Meanings of Astrogeny:

noun

The origin of stars and other celestial objects, either as a scientific study or as a myth-based doctrine.

Meanings of Astrogeologist:

noun

An expert in or student of astrogeology.

Meanings of Astrogeology:

noun

The science of geology as applied to extraterrestrial objects and other planets.

Meanings of Astroglia:

noun

With singular agreement: neuroglia that is composed of astrocytes. with plural agreement: astrocytes of this tissue.

Meanings of Astrognosy:

noun

Knowledge of the stars; the branch of astronomy concerned with the fixed stars.

Meanings of Astrograph:

noun

A device for determining the positions of stars; especially a telescope used for photographing the night sky, specifically one using wide-angle photographs to detect celestial objects or to determine their position.

Meanings of Astrographic:

adjective

Of or relating to astrography; used in or produced by astrography.

Meanings of Astrography:

noun

The description of the fixed stars; the determination of the positions of the stars; (in later use) specifically the use of an astrograph.

Meanings of Astroid:

noun

A hypocycloid with four cusps (like a square with concave sides).

Usage examples:

The astroid was first discussed by johann bernoulli in 1691-92.

Meanings of Astroite:

noun

A star-shaped fossil, especially a stem ossicle from certain fossil crinoids.

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