discoid

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discoid

[′dis‚kȯid]
(biology)
Being flat and circular in form.
Any structure shaped like a disc.
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The most parsimonious interpretation for the King Square Formation discoids is that they are inorganic sedimentary structures produced by upward doming and subsequent cracking or bursting of a surface or near-surface bed.
Symbols indicate that discoid troughs intersect but that the centres of discoids do not intersect (*) and that a partial specimen was measured (**).