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concavo-concave Syllabification: con·ca·vo-con·cave
Pronunciation: /känˌkāvōˌkänˈkāv/

Definition of concavo-concave in English:


Another term for biconcave.
Example sentences
  • This contact opening 8 has a concavo-concave shape; that is, both sides of the opening have a concave shape.
  • The junctions with spacings of 5-30 mum presented concavo-concave morphologies, and the spacings could be changed with the growth conditions.
  • This cut-off substance forms itself (according to circumstances) into lenticular shapes of various forms, such as double convex or convexo-convex, double concave or concavo-concave, piano-concave and piano-convex, diverging meniscus, and converging meniscus.
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