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biconvex

 [bi-kon´veks]
having two convex surfaces.

bi·con·vex

(bī-kon'veks),
Convex on two sides; denoting especially a form of lens.
Synonym(s): convexoconvex

biconvex

/bi·con·vex/ (-kon-veks´) having two convex surfaces.

biconvex

[bīkon′veks]
Etymology: L, bis + convexus, vaulted
convex on both sides, especially as applied to a lens. biconvexity, n.

biconvex

adjective Referring to a structure which is convex on both sides, as in a biconvex lens.

bi·con·vex

(bī-kon'veks)
Convex on two sides; denoting especially a form of lens.
Synonym(s): convexoconvex.

biconvex

convex on both sides

biconvex

having two convex surfaces.
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60X as long as gemma, biconvex or slightly pandurate with a [+ or -] broadly spathulate tip; apex acute, margins meeting at ca.
The characteristic radiographic features include: (i) delayed epiphyseal ossification and irregular metaphyses of the long bones with small capital femoral epiphyses, short femoral necks and irregular, flared metaphyseal borders, and small pelvis and poorly modelled acetabulae with irregular margins that may be sclerotic, especially in older individuals; (ii) significant brachydactyly, particularly short metacarpals and phalanges with irregular metaphyses and small, irregular carpal bones; and (iii) anterior beaking or tonguing of the vertebral bodies, biconvex vertebral endplates, and platyspondyly in childhood.
The minute biconvex shell has a transversely semioval outline and acute cardinal angles; the anterior commissure is rectimarginate, corrugated by ribbing.
Medium to large; biconvex trochospiral test with 5-6 wedge-shaped chambers in the final whorl.
Numerous, but variable round, biconvex, perforated, and overlapping scales cover the cells in the genus Pinaciophora.
Numerous, but variable round, biconvex, perforated, overlapping scales cover the cells of Pinaciophora.
A series of short flakes is removed from each side of the tip, transforming the section from biconvex to triangular and forming a crest down the mid-line of the side that was last flaked.
It is distinguished by biconvex leaf scars on the rhizomes, and deeply cordare, ovate to oblong leaves with a prominent midrib and pinnate venation.
Zidovudine is supplied most commonly in film-coated tablets (300 mg, biconvex, round and white) with "GXCW3" on one side and "300" on the other.
Haddon (1900:244) noted that '[f]lat or biconvex disc clubs are very common' in the region taking in the 'Fly River Valley and the mainland of British New Guinea facing Torres Strait'; a finding borne out by Swadling's (1983:102) recent synthesis of club heads for the region.
Light passing through the mirror was collimated with a 50-mm diameter, 76-mm focal length, fused-silica biconvex lens (01LDX145, Melles Griot), and refocused on an optical fiber with a 25-mm diameter, f/1 fused-silica biconvex lens (01LQB028, Melles Griot).