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excurvature

[ eks-kur-vuh-cher ]
/ ɛksˈkɜr və tʃər /
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noun
the condition of being curved outward or away from the center.
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Also ex·cur·va·tion [ek-sker-vey-shuhn]. /ˌɛk skərˈveɪ ʃən/.

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