Definition of convexo-concave in English:


Syllabification: con·vex·o-con·cave
Pronunciation: /kənˌveksōˈkänˌkāv, -känˈkāv


  • (Of a lens) convex on one side and concave on the other and thickest in the center.
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    • The steady-state profile is convexo-concave, and the convexity has a width corresponding exactly to the area where the first term is dominant.
    • A pad member 15 is securely attached to a concave side 13 of the convexo-concave member 11 and is made of absorbent cotton material.
    • The Björk-Shiley convexo-concave prosthetic valve was introduced in 1979.

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