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Synonyms for discoidal

having a flat circular shape

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The most commonly occurring formal artefacts in glass from the WA arid lands include tula adzes and slugs, burren adzes, steep-edged, concave and discoidal retouched/utilised flakes, geometric microliths, and engravers.
Most of the cores are "casual" or amorphous forms (where flake detachment was neither intensive nor directed enough to produce a conical, discoidal, or spherical shape) made of locally available Laurel/Marble Hill cherts.
The cytoplasm migrates to the animal pole where discoidal meroblastic cleavage occurs.
The snail is a large discoidal snail, native to northern South America and southern Central America, that has been a common aquarium snail sold by pet dealers; it is likely that specimens were released into the Comal and San Marcos Rivers by aquarists.
Among double-platform cores, two were classified as discoidal due to their morphology, but this does not necessarily mean that they are true discoid cores.
nalapae Roth 1995); tegmina usually with oblique, rarely suboblique or longitudinal discoidal sectors.
Dorsum granulated, skin of flank and lower back bearing large flat warts, limbs with some low granules; skin of venter coarsely areolate; discoidal folds absent; dorsolateral and postorbital folds absent; cloacal region with some scattered warts; 3-4 ulnar tubercles present, poorly defined.
Five major HDL particles have been identified: (a) very small discoidal precursor HDL of pre-[beta] mobility (pre-[beta]-1 HDL, diameter about 5.
REMARKS: The rock record is rife with discoidal and stellate structures, many of which have been described as trace or body fossils (e.
The one worn by the boy on the left may possibly be made of discoidal shell beads; the boy at center wears a small hairpipe breastplate; while the other boy's is constructed of eight bead-wrapped rolls, flanked by conch shell discs.
Median set of clypeal teeth narrow and cuspate; a blackish fascia crossing the two cubital cells and apex of second discoidal cell in forewing (Giner Mari, 1945: 854; Tsuneki, 1983a: 73).
Other classes of artefact, such as burrens, tulas, hammerstones and discoidal scrapers, are present in only some strata.