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biconvex

 [bi-kon´veks]
having two convex surfaces.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bi·con·vex

(bī-kon'veks),
Convex on two sides; denoting especially a form of lens.
Synonym(s): convexoconvex
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

biconvex

adjective Referring to a structure which is convex on both sides, as in a biconvex lens.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

bi·con·vex

(bī-kon'veks)
Convex on two sides; denoting especially a form of lens.
Synonym(s): convexoconvex.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Sex Male Morphological Right Left type n % n % "8" 7 3.3 18 8.4 "S" 16 7.5 9 4.2 Ring 10 4.7 12 5.6 Triangular 3 1.4 5 2.3 Quadrilateral 4 1.9 6 2.8 Biconvex 7 3.3 4 1.9 Reniform 6 2.8 2 0.9 Oval 4 1.9 5 2.3 Condyle in two parts 5 2.3 3 1.4 Irregular 2 0.9 0 0.0 Total 64 29.9 64 29.9 Sex Female Morphological Right Left Total type n % n % n % "8" 8 3.7 8 3.7 41 19.2 "S" 7 3.3 7 3.3 39 18.2 Ring 5 2.3 4 1.9 31 14.5 Triangular 7 3.3 5 2.3 20 9.3 Quadrilateral 1 0.5 7 3.3 18 8.4 Biconvex 4 1.9 2 0.9 17 7.9 Reniform 5 2.3 4 1 .9 17 7.9 Oval 3 1.4 1 0.5 13 6.1 Condyle in two parts 1 0.5 1 0.5 10 4.7 Irregular 2 0.9 4 1 .9 8 3.7 Total 43 20.1 43 20.1 214 100 Table II.
In order to keep a clear pathway for light penetration to the retina, the lens must be a flexible, transparent, and biconvex structure [105].
A non-contrast CT brain scan showing a biconvex left tempero-occipital hyperdense collection in keeping with an AEDH, with associated left subgaleal haematoma in a 9-month-old infant
Almost all the species in the subgenus display biconvex achenes.
Lens of the eye is a transparent biconvex part helping in image formation.
(5) SSEH, which is usually biconvex shaped, should be differentiated from subdural hematomas, which normally appears as a semilunar lesion.
This is a do-it-yourself (DIY) kit that includes a cardboard cut-out with a prefixed ceramic disk magnet, an eyepiece with two prefixed biconvex lenses, separator, neodymium ring magnet, Velcro pieces and an elastic head band.
The scientists reported fewer complications and faster healing among the 12 infants who underwent the new procedure and, after three months, a clear, regenerated biconvex lens in all of the patients' eyes.
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The classes [S.sup.*.sub.[sigma]]([alpha]) and [K.sub.[SIGMA]]([alpha]) of bistarlike functions of order [beta] and biconvex functions of order ft, corresponding to the function classes [s.sup.*]([beta]) and K([beta]), were introduced analogously.
Description: Miospore, trilete, amb originally circular to sub circular, distorted due to compressional folds, imparting typical oval or arcuate appearance to the spore, lete distinct, labra sharply developed, raised straight to sinuous, arms of leasurae never extending 1/4 spore radius, a large biconvex compressional fold, intersect rest of the folds at right angle, exine infragranulate 1 m thick.