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concavity

 [kon-kav´ĭ-te]
a depression or hollowed surface.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

con·cav·i·ty

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

(kŏn-kavi-tē)
A hollow or depression, with more or less evenly curved sides, on any surface.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

con·cav·i·ty

(kŏn-kavi-tē)
A hollow or depression, with more or less evenly curved sides, on any surface.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Suture correction of nasal tip cartilage concavities. Plast Reconstr Surg 1996; 98(6):971-979.
Figure 9 depicts the changing trend of the width and depth of concavities with the rake angle of the indenter at the edge-indentation thickness of 2 mm.
By comparing and contrasting settlement under different concavities and tertiary arrangements, the results of these experiments suggest that settlement of the eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica was driven by a combination of hydrodynamic and behavioral factors.
The bridge of the epiphallus has clearly defined parallel edged sides because the posterior side of the bridge is slightly curved and the anterior side of the bridge has deep rectangular concavities. The lophi of the epiphallus have 18-19 spikes in each lophus, which are spread out irregularly.
To address the problem of converging the active contour to deep concavities of object boundary, the magnetostatic active contour model was proposed by Xie and Mirmehdi [12].
When concavities corresponding to contact zones are important, the most evident solution remains to find a way to locate them and to link them together (Visen et al., 2001; van den Berg et al., 2002; Schmitt and Hasse, 2007).
"The injectable gel is a product for volume restoration and contouring of body surfaces and is used on the breasts, post liposuction concavities, calves, buttocks and male chest shaping.
The staple fibers have a fiber length of 0.1 to 45 mm and a cross sectioned profile having 1 to 30 concavities each satisfying the requirement: D/L=0.1 to 0.5.
* Even concavities above and below the medial malleolus
humile are made up of sandstone rocks approximately 5 m in height with a large number of concavities and cracks, where the species is established on shallow organic material.