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concave

 [kon´kāv]
rounded and somewhat depressed or hollowed out.

con·cave

(kon-kāv'),
Having a depressed or hollowed surface.
[L. concavus, arched or vaulted]

concave

/con·cave/ (kon-kāv´) rounded and somewhat depressed or hollowed out.

concave

Etymology: L, concavare, to make hollow
curved like the interior of an arched circle. Compare convex.

con·cave

(kon'kāv)
Having a depressed or hollowed surface.
[L. concavus, arched or vaulted]

concave

hollowed or depressed surface

concave 

Pertaining to a surface shaped like the inside of a sphere. See diverging lens; concave mirror.

concave

rounded and somewhat depressed or hollowed out.

concave face
of the Golgi complex in the developing embryo is associated with maturing secretory vesicles.
concave shoe
a horseshoe with its inner edge thicker than the outer so that the surface touching the ground is slightly smaller than the surface in contact with the hoof.
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