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 (dĭs′koid′) also dis·coi·dal (dĭ-skoid′l)
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.
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1. like a disc
2. (Botany) (of a composite flower such as the tansy) consisting of disc florets only
a disclike object
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(ˈdɪs kɔɪd)

also dis•coi′dal,

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
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adj discoide
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Therefore, a diagnosis of lupus vulgaris was made for the left helix; both earlobes were diagnosed with discoid lupus erythematosus, and both thighs with papulonecrotic tuberculid.{Figure 1}
This syndrome appears more often in children and young adolescents, and it is usually related with the type of meniscus like discoid meniscus.
These findings, along with neutropenic fever that responded to steroid, pancytopenia, possible malar and discoid rash, CNS vasculitis, bilateral pleural effusions, and skin biopsy results, point to the high likelihood of SLE.