discoid


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to discoid: discoid placenta, discoid meniscus

discoid

[′dis‚kȯid]
(biology)
Being flat and circular in form.
Any structure shaped like a disc.
References in periodicals archive ?
When the meniscus covers the tibial plateau circularly, the meniscus is said to be discoid type.
Key words: Systemic lupus erythematosus, Discoid lupus, Pulmonary hemorrhage
Discoid lupus erythematosus, including HLE, is a chronic, relapsing condition that may result in significant scarring.
05) among seasons in relation to other galling insect adults as follow: discoid gall-inducing Hymenoptera (not identified), spherical gall-inducing Eulophidae (Hymenoptera), and vein gall-inducing Bruchophagus sp.
Besides PEO, DCS has also been observed in angio-immunoblastic lymphoma, (2) cutaneous Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia, (3) acanthosis nigricans, (1,4) erysipelas, discoid lupus and acute contact dermatitis.
They were special deluxe discoid roaches, Blaberus discoidales, sometimes known as the "False Death's Head" roach, a native of South America.
Generally, congenital anomalies affect the lateral meniscus, most commonly a discoid meniscus, although discoid medial menisci can occur much less frequently.
Flowering heads inconspicuously ligulated (4) or completely discoid 4a.
In addition, patients who had ever smoked were more than twice as likely to meet the American College of Rheumatology criteria for discoid rash (odds ratio, 2.
Lupus UK is a national charity caring for those with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) and Discoid Lupus Erythematosus(DLE).
Focused specifically on discoid and systemic lupus, this highly readable update of the 2001 edition is directed at the patient.
Discoid lupus erythematosus-like case can also be expressed with similar clinical presentations (14).