round or oval in shape

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  • Disciform — Dis ci*form, a. Discoid. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disciform — dis·ci·form (dĭsʹə fôrm , dĭsʹkə ) adj. Flat and rounded in shape; discoid: disciform fungi. * * * …   Universalium

  • disciform — adjective Having a flat, rounded shape. The sporophyte foot is also characteristic: it is very broad and more or less lenticular or disciform, as broad or broader than the calyptra stalk, and is sessile on the calyptra base …   Wiktionary

  • disciform — adjective having a round or oval shape like a disc a disciform skin lesion • Similar to: ↑rounded …   Useful english dictionary

  • disciform retinitis — disciform macular degeneration …   Medical dictionary

  • disciform macular degeneration — a severe form of the exudative or wet type of age related macular degeneration, characterized by hemorrhages between the Bruch membrane and the pigmented epithelium that produce a disclike area of sclerosis. Called also macular disciform d.,… …   Medical dictionary

  • disciform — adjective Date: 1830 round or oval in shape …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disciform — disc shaped …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • disciform — adj. [L. discus, circular plate; forma, shape] Having the shape of a plate or disc; discoid …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • disciform — Disk shaped. * * * dis·ci·form dis (k)ə .fȯrm adj round or oval in shape * * * dis·ci·form (disґĭ form) [disc + form] in the form of a disk …   Medical dictionary

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