trochal

[troh-kuh l]

Origin of trochal

1835–45; < Greek troch(ós) wheel + -al1
Related formspre·tro·chal, adjective
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trochal

adjective
  1. zoology shaped like a wheelthe trochal disc of a rotifer

Word Origin for trochal

C19: from Greek trokhos wheel
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