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synonyms for discoidal

  • disc
  • plate
  • platter
  • circle
  • discus
  • dish
  • flan
  • quoit
  • sabot
  • saucer
  • shell
  • discoid
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How to use discoidal in a sentence

This discoidal arrangement of the hair is typical of the emblem of fructification worn by the virgin in the Muingwa festival.
THE SWASTIKATHOMAS WILSON
Professor Haeckel states that no sharp and fast line can be drawn between the types of 'unequal' and 'discoidal' segmentation.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
His papers show that the segmentation is discoidal, and results in an oval blastodermic area lying on a large mass of yolk.
THE ORIGIN OF VERTEBRATESWALTER HOLBROOK GASKELL
A sub-genus of Cyclostoma, consisting of those species which are discoidal, as C. Planorbulum.
A CONCHOLOGICAL MANUALGEORGE BRETTINGHAM SOWERBY
A spiral shell is said to be discoidal, when the whorls are so horizontally convolute as to form a flattened spire.
A CONCHOLOGICAL MANUALGEORGE BRETTINGHAM SOWERBY
Globose or discoidal; operculum concentric; including Pachystoma, Lanistes, Ceratodes.
A CONCHOLOGICAL MANUALGEORGE BRETTINGHAM SOWERBY
The sporangia are subrotund or discoidal in form, dark brown, smooth, shining.
THE MUSHROOM, EDIBLE AND OTHERWISEM. E. HARD
Externo-median nerve: the humeral and discoidal veins together.
EXPLANATION OF TERMS USED IN ENTOMOLOGYJOHN. B. SMITH
The male Orange-tip (A. cardamines) is white with a dark grey or black tip, and a black discoidal spot.
COLOURATION IN ANIMALS AND PLANTSALFRED TYLOR
A patch of brilliant orange extends from the dark tip to just beyond the discoidal spots.
COLOURATION IN ANIMALS AND PLANTSALFRED TYLOR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DISCOIDAL

  • circle
  • disc
  • discoid
  • discoidal
  • discus
  • dish
  • flan
  • plate
  • platter
  • quoit
  • sabot
  • saucer
  • shell
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.