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concavity

 [kon-kav´ĭ-te]
a depression or hollowed surface.

con·cav·i·ty

(kon-kav'i-tē),
A hollow or depression, with more or less evenly curved sides, on any surface.

concavity

[kən′kav′itē]
a deep depression or inward curving surface of an organ or body structure.

con·cav·i·ty

(kŏn-kavi-tē)
A hollow or depression, with more or less evenly curved sides, on any surface.

con·cav·i·ty

(kŏn-kavi-tē)
A hollow or depression, with more or less evenly curved sides, on any surface.

concavity,

n 1. the condition of being concave.
n 2. a concave surface, such as a depression on the surface of an organ or tissue.

concavity

a depression or hollowed surface.
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In time, they would develop concavities, and would require laborious grinding to put them back into shape.