concavo-convex

adjective
con·​ca·​vo-con·​vex | \ kän-ˈkā-vō-kän-ˈveks How to pronounce concavo-convex (audio) , kən-ˈ \

Definition of concavo-convex

1 : concave on one side and convex on the other
2 : having the concave side curved more than the convex a concavo-convex lens

First Known Use of concavo-convex

1676, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Concavo-convex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/concavo-convex. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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concavo-convex

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Medical Definition of concavo-convex

: concave on one side and convex on the other

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