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dis·coid

 (dĭs′koid′) also dis·coi·dal (dĭ-skoid′l)
adj.
1. Having a flat, circular form; disk-shaped.
2. Related to or having a disk.
3. Having disk flowers only. Used of a composite flower head.

dis′coid′ n.

discoid

(ˈdɪskɔɪd)
adj
1. like a disc
2. (Botany) (of a composite flower such as the tansy) consisting of disc florets only
n
a disclike object

dis•coid

(ˈdɪs kɔɪd)

also dis•coi′dal,



adj.
1. having the form of a disk; flat and circular.
2. (of a composite flower) having a disk without rays.
[1785–95; < Late Latin discoīdēs < Greek diskoeidḗs quoit-shaped]
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Adj.1.discoid - having a flat circular shape
circular, round - having a circular shape
Translations

discoid

adj discoide
References in periodicals archive ?
Generally, congenital anomalies affect the lateral meniscus, most commonly a discoid meniscus, although discoid medial menisci can occur much less frequently.
The prevalence of a medial discoid meniscus in patients with AIMM is much greater than in a discoid lateral meniscus, and the prevalence of the transverse ligament is comparable to the general population.
2,4) A discoid meniscus, which has a thickened body portion, can have the normal bow-tie appearance even when a BHT is present.