Of lentil shape. [phaco- + G. eidos, resemblance]

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phac·oid (fakґoid) [phaco- + -oid] shaped like a lens or a lentil.

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  • Phacoid — Pha coid, a. [Gr. ? a lentil + oid.] Resembling a lentil; lenticular. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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