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See definition of discoid on Dictionary.com
  • as ingloboid
  • as inglobular
  • as inround
  • as inspheric
  • as indisk

synonyms for discoid

  • annular
  • arced
  • arched
  • arciform
  • bent
  • bowed
  • bulbous
  • circular
  • coiled
  • curled
  • curved
  • curvilinear
  • cylindrical
  • disk-shaped
  • domical
  • egg-shaped
  • elliptical
  • globose
  • globular
  • looped
  • orbed
  • orbicular
  • orbiculate
  • oval
  • ringed
  • rotund
See also synonyms for: discoids
  • bulbous
  • curled
  • curved
  • cylindrical
  • elliptical
  • oval
  • rounded
  • spherical
  • arced
  • arched
  • bent
  • bowed
  • circular
  • coiled
  • looped
  • orbed
  • ringed
  • spheroid
  • spiral
  • annular
  • arciform
  • curvilinear
  • disk-shaped
  • domical
  • egg-shaped
  • globose
  • globular
  • orbicular
  • orbiculate
  • rotund
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How to use discoid in a sentence

The radiate type is shown by discoid infusoria, by medusæ, by starfish and their allies.
FORM AND FUNCTIONE. S. (EDWARD STUART) RUSSELL
Heads discoid, 15–many-flowered, in corymbose cymes; flowers perfect.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
The tubular flowers compose the disk; and a head which has no ray-flowers is said to be discoid.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Heads discoid, 2–5-flowered, several together clustered into a compound pedunculate head; flowers perfect.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Heads rather many-flowered, discoid; flowers as in Pluchea, the central usually sterile.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Heads discoid, few–many-flowered; flowers all tubular, the marginal ones pistillate, or sometimes all similar and perfect.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
Heads many-flowered, nearly discoid; flowers all fertile, the marginal chiefly pistillate and 3–5-toothed.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
They are smooth, rounded, or discoid cysts, varying in size from a split-pea to a Tangerine orange.
MANUAL OF SURGERYALEXIS THOMSON AND ALEXANDER MILES
There are two lateral, discoid, brown chromatophores, each of which possesses a central amylum granule.
MARINE PROTOZOA FROM WOODS HOLEGARY N. CALKINS
Anterior above with a small, linear-oval, black, discoid spot.
ZOOLOGICAL ILLUSTRATIONS, OR ORIGINAL FIGURES AND DESCRIPTIONS. VOLUME II, SECOND SERIESWILLIAM SWAINSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DISCOID

  • circle
  • disc
  • discoid
  • discoidal
  • discus
  • dish
  • flan
  • plate
  • platter
  • quoit
  • sabot
  • saucer
  • shell
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