biconcave


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biconcave

 [bi-kon´kāv]
having two concave surfaces.

bi·con·cave

(bī-kon'kāv),
Concave on two sides; denoting especially a form of lens.
Synonym(s): concavoconcave

biconcave

/bi·con·cave/ (bi″kon-kāv´) having two concave surfaces.

biconcave

[bīkon′kāv]
Etymology: L, bis, twice, concavare, to make hollow
concave on both sides, especially as applied to a lens. biconcavity, n.

biconcave

adjective Referring to a structure which is concave on both sides, as in a binconcave lens.

bi·con·cave

(bī-kon'kāv)
Concave on two sides; denoting especially a form of lens.
Synonym(s): concavoconcave.

biconcave

concave on both aspects

biconcave

having two concave surfaces.
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On the lumbar segment, some changes were observed at the level of L1 vertebra which had a wedge shape, L2 was biconcave, while L3 was in the form of the crash fracture.
When the typical micrography of drepanocytes in the presence of anthocyanin extracts was compared with the micrography of untreated drepanocytes, the treated sample showed that the majority of drepanocytes reverse into normal biconcave form with anthocyanins of all tested plants.
Maxilla bearing large condyle for articulation with vomer, biconcave submaxillary meniscus interposed between maxilla and vomer.
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THE cell pictured (Page 9, May 10) could not have been cancerous as, being biconcave, it was a red blood cell.
The mature RBC is an anuclear, biconcave disc that moves freely through the blood stream and is able to fit through the microcirculation.
Pioneering work done at the NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR), in collaboration with a private company, demonstrated that focusing a cold neutron beam with multiple biconcave lenses is a practical means of improving the resolution of long-flight-path, pinhole collimation, small-angle neutron scattering (SANS) instruments.
A biconcave acoustical lens is used with EM systems to cause EM waves to converge at the target.
The spinal fractures observed on x-rays expressed in terms of the group mean total number of wedge and biconcave fractures (i.
Using it he could see red blood corpuscles in detail for the first time and found that they were biconcave disks, rather like candy Lifesavers in which the holes had not been punched through.
Primary dorsal body blotches are only slightly biconcave (not prominently H-shaped); vertebral constrictions of these blotches (posterior part of the body) may be about the same length as (UMML 5525, UTA 7033), but are usually longer than, the vertebral length of the intervening pale interspaces.
Posterior augmented glenoid designs preserve more bone in biconcave glenoids.