Discoblastic

Dis`co*blas"tic

(?), a. [Gr. disk + to grow.] (Biol.) Applied to a form of egg cleavage seen in osseous fishes, which occurs only in a small disk that separates from the rest of the egg.
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Dis*cob"o*lus

(?), n.;
pl. Discoboli (#).
[L., fr. Gr. ; a discu + to throw.] (Fine Arts) (a) A thrower of the discus. (b) A statue of an athlete holding the discus, or about to throw it.
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The Discobolus of Myron was a famous statue of antiquity, and several copies or imitations of it have been preserved.
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