metadiscoidal

Metadiscoidal

Met`a*dis*coid"al\, a. [Meta- + discoidal.] (Anat.) Discoidal by derivation; -- applied especially to the placenta of man and apes, because it is supposed to have been derived from a diffused placenta.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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