concavo-convex

[kon-key-voh-kon-veks]
adjective
  1. Also convexo-concave. concave on one side and convex on the other.
  2. Optics. pertaining to or noting a lens in which the concave face has a greater degree of curvature than the convex face.

Origin of concavo-convex

1670–80; < Latin concav(us) + -o- + convex
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British Dictionary definitions for concavo-convex

concavo-convex

adjective
  1. having one side concave and the other side convex
  2. (of a lens) having a concave face with greater curvature than the convex faceCompare convexo-concave (def. 2)
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concavo-convex in Medicine

concavo-convex

[kŏn-kā′vō-kŏn-vĕks]
adj.
  1. Of or being concave on one surface and convex on the opposite surface.
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