Meaning of disciform in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdɪsɪfɔːm/


  • 1Having the form of a disc; disc-shaped, discoidal; (Medicine) characterized by lesions of this form.

  • 2Botany
    Of a composite flower: composed of fertile disc florets with reduced or filiform marginal florets, superficially similar to a discoid flower.


Early 19th century. From post-classical Latin and scientific Latin disciformis from disci-, combining form of classical Latin discus + -formis.