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discal

adjective
  1. biology zoology relating to or resembling a disc; disclikediscal cells
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  • Discal: on or relating to the disc of any surface or structure.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

    John. B. Smith

  • The discal area is buff, and the belt is pale yellowish-buff.

    The Butterfly Book

    William Jacob Holland

  • The discal spot on the hind wings is silvery, bordered with rosy-red.

    The Butterfly Book

    William Jacob Holland

  • The discal spot of the secondaries is well silvered and margined with pale red.

    The Butterfly Book

    William Jacob Holland

  • Wings long, with the discal areolets from the base to beyond the middle mostly vitreous, but having the veins bordered with brown.