The adjective “extrospheral” expresses that a process, a phenomenon or an object is of a cross-spheral nature and is directed from the inside outwards with regard to the sphere under consideration.

The antonym of the word “extrospheral” is the adjective “introspheral”.

Related terms to the adjective “extropheral” are “extroinfospheral”, “extrodigispheral”, “extroanalogospheral”, “extrokognispheral” and “extroentispheral”.

The adjective “extrospheral” was defined as part of the terminology of the “Digital Era Framework”. Among other things, the “Digital Era Framework” serves as a reference framework for systematizing the way information manifests itself. Four spheres can be distinguished: The infosphere, which consists of the analog infosphere and the digital infosphere, and further the cognisphere and the entisphere. When one of these spheres is considered, the adjective “extrospheral” emphasizes that something is directed from the inside out with regard to this sphere.

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The definition given above was proposed as part of the Digital Era Framework by Dr. Dr. Jörn Lengsfeld. The text was first published in: Jörn Lengsfeld: Digital Era Framework. Please refer to the original publication if you want to cite the text.