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disciform in Medicine


(dĭsə-fôrm′, dĭskə-)
  1. Flat and rounded in shape; discoid.
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  • Disciform or Disk-shaped, flat and circular, like a disk or quoit.

    The Elements of Botany

    Asa Gray

  • Spores produced on sporophores, compacted into one or more globose or disciform bodies, contained within a distinct peridium.