Definition of Biconcave

1. Adjective. Concave on both sides.

Exact synonyms: Concavo-concave
Similar to: Concave



Definition of Biconcave

1. a. Concave on both sides; as, biconcave vertebræ.

Definition of Biconcave

1. Adjective. Having both sides concave. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Biconcave

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Biconcave

1. Concave on both sides; as, biconcave vertebrae. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biconcave

bicolon
bicolons
bicolor
bicolor lespediza
bicoloration
bicolored
bicolorous
bicolors
bicolour
bicolouration
bicoloured
bicolourous
bicolours
bicompartmental
bicomponent
biconcave (current term)
biconcave lens
biconcavities
biconcavity
biconditional
biconditionality
biconditionals
bicondylar articulation
bicondylar joint
bicone
bicones
biconical
biconically
biconjugate
biconnected

Literary usage of Biconcave

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1. Habit and Intelligence: A Series of Essays on the Laws of Life and Mind by Joseph John Murphy, ( (1879)
"But the most wonderful instance of reversion that I can mention is the case of Ichthyornis, a fossil bird which has the fish-like character of biconcave ..."

2. A Laboratory Course in Experimental Physics by William James Loudon, John Cunningham McLennan (1895)
"FOCAL LENGTH OF A biconcave LENS. METHOD I. Theory. — In Fig. 40 AC is a biconcave lens whose focus is at ..."

3. The American Amateur Photographer (1891)
"biconcave—Lat. bis, and concavo, hollow—hollow on both sides. ... Unlike double or biconvex lenses, biconcave have only virtual foci, whatever the distance ..."

4. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookedited by Charles Morris edited by Charles Morris (1921)
"... and all his means in comparatively un- color to the fluid, and are biconcave disc*, Paris In 1741. He spent most of his life the fluid of the blood. ..."

5. The Physiology and pathology of the blood: Comprising the Origins, Mode of by Richard Norris (1882)
"The power of taking on these biconcave forms really rests upon a physical law which is competent to act under favourable conditions, with much greater ..."

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