discoidal

adjective
dis·​coi·​dal | \ di-ˈskȯi-dᵊl How to pronounce discoidal (audio) \

Definition of discoidal

: of, resembling, or producing a disk

First Known Use of discoidal

circa 1706, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of discoidal was circa 1706

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“Discoidal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/discoidal. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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discoidal

adjective
dis·​coi·​dal | \ dis-ˈkȯid-ᵊl How to pronounce discoidal (audio) \

Medical Definition of discoidal

: of, resembling, or producing a disk especially : having the villi restricted to one or more disklike areas

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