biconcave

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adjective bi·con·cave \(ˌ)bī-(ˌ)kän-ˈkāv, -ˈkän-ˌ\

Definition of biconcave

  1. :  concave on both sides

biconcavity

play \ˌbī-(ˌ)kän-ˈka-və-tē\ noun

First Known Use of biconcave

1807


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biconcave

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adjective bi·con·cave \ˌbī-(ˌ)kän-ˈkāv, (ˈ)bī-ˈkän-ˌ\

Medical Definition of biconcave

  1. :  concave on both sides biconcave vertebrae a biconcave lens

biconcavity

\ˌbī-(ˌ)kän-ˈkav-ət-ē\play noun plural

biconcavities

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