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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.
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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]
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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.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The numbers of vein galls correlated negatively with the numbers of discoid and spherical galls per leaflet as well as the number of spherical galls correlated negatively with the numbers of discoid galls on C.
The disclosed files include reports in which people have mentioned strange claims such as someone 'living with an alien' for sometime, abduction of someone's dog and tent while camping, green, red and white lights seen over House of Parliament, and 'discoid' shapes in photographs of Stonehenge dating 2009.
They were special deluxe discoid roaches, Blaberus discoidales, sometimes known as the "False Death's Head" roach, a native of South America.
Generally, congenital anomalies affect the lateral meniscus, most commonly a discoid meniscus, although discoid medial menisci can occur much less frequently.
xanti 2b.Flowering heads inconspicuously ligulated (4) or completely discoid 4a.