Ancient Greek δίσκος (dískos, “disc”) + -form
disciform (comparative more disciform, superlative most disciform)
- (botany) Having a flat, rounded shape.
- 1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, page 5
- The sporophyte foot is also characteristic: it is very broad and more or less lenticular or disciform, as broad or broader than the calyptra stalk […] , and is sessile on the calyptra base […]