Definition of biconcave in English:

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Pronunciation: /bīˈkäNGkāv/


Concave on both sides.
Example sentences
  • This was not an artifact, as those erythrocytes fixed within the blood vessels retained a normal biconcave shape.
  • The seventh cervical vertebra is biconcave and is well preserved.
  • Genetic defects of the red cell membrane may cause the red cells to assume a spherical rather than a biconcave shape, or alter their configuration to an elliptical form.

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Syllabification: bi·con·cave

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