Definition of Meniscoid

1. a. Concavo-convex, like a meniscus.



Definition of Meniscoid

1. Adjective. concavo-convex, like a meniscus ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Meniscoid

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Meniscoid

1. Concavo-convex, like a meniscus. Origin: Meniscus. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meniscoid

meningovascular neurosyphilis
meningovascular syphilis
meninguria
meninx
meninx primitiva
meninx tenuis
meninx vasculosa
meniscal
meniscate
meniscectomies
meniscectomy
menisci
meniscitis
meniscocyte
meniscofemoral ligaments
meniscoid (current term)
meniscopexy
meniscorrhaphy
meniscotome
meniscus
meniscus articularis
meniscus lateralis
meniscus lens
meniscus medialis
meniscus tactus
meniscuses

Literary usage of Meniscoid

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"Of the form of a meniscus or crescent. meniscoid (me-nis'koid), a. [< Gr. ит/ъ'юкос, а crescent, ..."

2. A Manual of the Infusoria: Including a Description of All Known Flagellate by William Saville Kent (1880)
"Its most characteristic concavo-convex or meniscoid contour is best illustrated when seen end-on from behind, as represented at PL XXIV. Fig. 26. ..."

3. Miscellaneous Works of the Late Thomas Young by Thomas Young (1855)
"... by considering that, according to the principle laid down in the second section of this essay, the sum of the thicknesses of the evanescent meniscoid, ..."

4. Bulletin of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1886)
"... more strongly corrugated than in the last; the concealed ones less meniscoid and with distinct traces of corrugation. Probably not common in California. ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1902)
"Chalcopyrite has a higher vertical range—perhaps because it was formed a greater depth. The explanation of the meniscoid form of the deposit is ..."

6. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1902)
"Chalcopyrite has a higher vertical range—perhaps because it was formed at a greater depth. The explanation of the meniscoid form of the deposit is ..."

7. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1891)
"A meniscoid layer of fluid still extends over that portion of the egg that is now seen to be the animal pole, though the further stages of segmentation seem ..."

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