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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
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This syndrome appears more often in children and young adolescents, and it is usually related with the type of meniscus like discoid meniscus.
These anatomical variants in cases with complete discoid meniscus were also compared with those in cases with incomplete discoid meniscus.
Discoid meniscus is the most common aberration, but other meniscus malformations are rare [1].
Generally, congenital anomalies affect the lateral meniscus, most commonly a discoid meniscus, although discoid medial menisci can occur much less frequently.
1988), talking about the necessity of to reduce substantially the thickness and the width of discoid meniscus during the surgical procedure, describes that the normal menisci show thickness and width of 6-8mm and 12-13mm, respectively.
Discoid meniscus with tear was seen in one patient involving medial meniscus.
Discoid meniscus is a type of meniscus with an atypical shape, thicker, covering a bigger surface of tibial plateau than a normal meniscus but more fragile which explains the higher frequency of lesions.
Here, we present a patient with valgus deformity of the knee following the partial removal of lateral discoid meniscus.
Lateral discoid meniscus with appearance of bow tie configuration in more than two contiguous slices on sagittal images was found in one patient.
2,4) A discoid meniscus, which has a thickened body portion, can have the normal bow-tie appearance even when a BHT is present.
1988), (11) talking about the necessity to reduce substantially the thickness and the width of discoid meniscus during the surgical procedure, describes, that the menisci show thickness and width of 6-8mm and 12- 13mm, respectively.