nummular


nummular

adjective

  1. pertaining to coins or money; nummary.
  2. having the shape of a coin; flat and circular or oval in form.
  3. Pathology. composed of round, flat disks: nummular skin lesions.

adjective

  1. shaped like a coin; disc-shaped; circular

adj.

  1. Shaped like a coin; disk-shaped. Used especially of the thick mucous or mucopurulent sputum in certain respiratory diseases because of the discoid shape assumed when it is flattened on the bottom of a sputum mug containing water or transparent disinfectant.
  2. Arranged like stacks of coins. Used of red blood corpuscles in rouleaux formation.

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