# concavo-convex

[kon-key-voh-kon-veks]

## Origin of concavo-convex

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### Historical Examples of concavo-convex

When a concavo-convex plate is affixed to the outside of the cubit.

An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)William Kirby

I measured therefore the thickness of this concavo-convex Plate of Glass, and found it every where 1/4 of an Inch precisely.

OpticksIsaac Newton

They are neat, moderately thin, concavo-convex disks, with smooth surfaces and rounded edges.

Art in Shell of the Ancient AmericansWilliam H. Holmes

Concavo-convex: hollowed out or concave on one surface, rounded or convex on the other; like a small segment of a hollow sphere.

Explanation of Terms Used in EntomologyJohn. B. Smith

Winglets: small, concavo-convex scales, generally fringed at tip, under the base of the elytra in Dytiscidae.

Explanation of Terms Used in EntomologyJohn. B. Smith

## concavo-convex

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## concavo-convex

[kŏn-kā′vō-kŏn-vĕks′]

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