Definition of Discina

1. Noun. Any fungus of the genus Discina.

Generic synonyms: False Morel
Specialized synonyms: Discina Macrospora



Definition of Discina

1. n. A genus of Branchiopoda, having a disklike shell, attached by one valve, which is perforated by the peduncle.

Definition of Discina

1. Noun. (zoology) Any member of the branchiopod genus ''Discina''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Discina

1. A genus of Branchiopoda, having a disklike shell, attached by one valve, which is perforated by the peduncle. Origin: NL, fr. L. Discus disk, Gr. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discina

dischurch
dischurched
dischurches
dischurching
disci
discide
discided
discides
disciding
disciferous
disciflorous
disciform
disciform degeneration
disciform keratitis
disciform macular degeneration
discina (current term)
discinas
discinct
discind
discinded
discinding
discinds
discing
disciple
discipled
disciples
discipleship
discipleships
discipless
disciplesses

Literary usage of Discina

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1. Catalogue of the Collection of Mazatlan Shells in the British Museum by Philip Pearsall Carpenter (1857)
"discina Cumingii, Davidsons Class, of Brach. in Brit. Fos. Brach. vol. ip 129. This shell is the Pacific analogue of D. striata, which probably belongs to ..."

2. Aids in Practical Geology by Grenville Arthur James Cole (1902)
"discina (fig. 67).—Shell minutely punctate, composed mostly of horny matter. ... In its usual wider sense, discina is Cambrian to Recent. Crania (fig. 68). ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1871)
"... AND discina. By EDWARD S. MORSE, of Salem, Mass. As many of the facts were referred to more particularly in his communication on the "Brachiopoda as a ..."

4. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1869)
"PEZIZA (discina) MACROCALYX, Riess; A NEW BRITISH FUNGUS. BY WORTHINGTON G. SMITH, ESQ., FLS (PLATES XCVIII. and XCIX.) This fine Pez,za was found by my ..."

5. Annals of Philosophy by Richard Phillips, Edward William Brayley (1825)
"... and discina. By JE Gray, Esq. FGS. &c. (To the Editors of the Annals of Philosophy.) GENTLEMEN, British Museum, Sept. 12, 1825. LIMN. ..."

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