Definitions

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  • adj. Pertaining to, or resembling, a disk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or resembling, a disk.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to a disk in any way; like a disk; discoidal.
  • On the disk or central part of a surface.
  • In botany, located on the surface of a frond; superficial: applied to ferns.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The looming discal peril demands tough action by Robert Chapman on Sunday, Jul 2, 2006 at 12: 03: 29 PM

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  • Enquanto corre e brinca com o coelho, a cadela mexe as patas, combatendo as sequelas da operação à hérnia discal.

    O Predador e a Presa

  • Trata-se de certeza de alguém cujo muito estimado animal se encontra paralisado devido a uma hérnia discal ou problema semelhante.

    Mielografia

  • A hérnia discal que transformou uma fera indomável, cheia de vida e alegria, num animal semi-paralisado obrigou mesmo a uma intervenção cirúrgica.

    Dorme bem, Margarida.

  • Enquanto escrevo estas linhas, a fera está a aguardar numa clínica por um exame cujo resultado poderá ditar uma intervenção cirúrgica para a curar de um problema causado por uma hérnia discal.

    Margarida

  • Wings long, narrow; discal transverse vein straight, upright, parted by less than half its length from the border, and by nearly twice its length from the præbrachial transverse.

    Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3 Zoology

  • This species at first sight seems like a variety of the preceding one, but the petioles of the eyes are shorter and thicker, the costal stripes of the wings are interrupted, and the shade on the discal transverse vein is more diffuse.

    Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3 Zoology

  • Antennæ ferruginous, third joint short, conical, arista bare; pectus slightly covered with cinereous tomentum; legs testaceous, with a few very indistinct blackish marks; fore femora black, testaceous towards the base; fore tibiæ black; fore tarsi snow-white, black at the base; hind tarsi whitish; wings greyish, with two almost obsolete brownish bands; discal transverse vein parted by less than its length from the border and by about four times its length from the præbrachial transverse.

    Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3 Zoology

  • Head whitish; third joint of the antennæ short, conical, whitish, blackish at the tip, arista plumose; thorax with a brown stripe; scutellum whitish; abdomen black; legs whitish, with black bands; wings white, with many blackish spots, some of them confluent; discal transverse vein straight, parted by much less than its length from the border, and by a little less than its length from the præbrachial transverse; halteres whitish.

    Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3 Zoology

  • Wings rather long; discal transverse vein straight, upright, parted by hardly half its length from the border, and by rather more than its length from the præbrachial transverse.

    Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3 Zoology

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