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discoid

 [dis´koid]
1. disk-shaped.
2. a disklike medicated tablet.
3. a disk-shaped dental excavator designed to remove the carious dentin of a decayed tooth. See illustration.
Discoid. From Dorland's, 2000.

dis·coid

(dis'koyd),
1. Resembling a disk.
2. In dentistry, an excavating or carving instrument having a circular blade with a cutting edge around the periphery.
[disco- + G. eidos, appearance]

discoid

/dis·coid/ (dis´koid)
1. disk-shaped.
2. a dental instrument with a disklike or circular blade.
3. a disk-shaped dental excavator designed to remove the carious dentin of a decayed tooth.
Discoid.

discoid

(dĭs′koid′) also

discoidal

(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

[dis′koid]
Etymology: Gk, diskos, flat plate, eidos, form
having a flat, round shape.

dis·coid

(dis'koyd)
1. Resembling a disc.
2. dentistry An excavating or carving instrument having a circular blade with a cutting edge around the periphery.
[disco- + G. eidos, appearance]

dis·coid

(dis'koyd)
1. In dentistry, an excavating or carving instrument with a circular blade with a cutting edge around its periphery.
2. Resembling a disc.
[disco- + G. eidos, appearance]

discoid (dis´koid),

n a carving instrument with a blade of circular form that has a cutting edge around the entire periphery.
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Disclosing solution.

discoid

1. disk-shaped.
2. a disk-like medicated tablet.

discoid lupus erythematosus
discoid meniscus
an abnormality of the meniscus, usually lateral, in the stifle joint, reported in dogs. Instead of being semilunar in shape it is discoid; the frequency, clinical significance and cause are unclear.
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The menisci which did not have any open area at the centre of the menisci were defined as the complete discoid menisci.
On physical examination the patient had discoid lesions on her right malar and nasal regions.
Verrucous lesion in patients with discoid lupus erythematosus: clinical, histopathological and immunofluores cence studies.
Greater numbers of globoid, discoid, and vein galls were found in the interior than on the border of the tree crown (Leite et al.
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.
According to ACR criteria, 60% of patients had ever experienced malar rash; 17% had experienced discoid rash; 56%, photosensitivity; and 56%, ulcerations.
R333 is a topical JAK/SYK inhibitor aimed at treating various phases of discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE, or lupus of the skin).
Collie nose is usually classified as a type of discoid lupus erythematosus (see below) but is sometimes considered a separate illness.
In an effort to initiate ecological studies in this system, we obtained the first data on spatial distribution of a discoid galling insect (Hymenoptera) (Fig.
Some expelled sediment is occasionally visible, as demonstrated by the 1-4- mm-thick veneer of sediment that mantles the centre of discoid in Fig.
He had been a member of the group for many years with a wife and daughter with what he called discoid variety of lupus, or, as he put it, 'the good lupus'.
12) There are 3 variations of CCLE: discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE), LE profundus, and chilblain LE (TABLE 1).