biconcave

[bahy-kon-keyv, bahy-kon-keyv]
adjective
concave on both sides, as a lens.

Origin:
1825–35; bi-1 + concave

biconcavity [bahy-kuhn-kav-i-tee] , noun
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biconcave (baɪˈkɒnkeɪv, ˌbaɪkɒnˈkeɪv)
 
adj
(of a lens) having concave faces on both sides; concavo-concave
 
biconcavity
 
n

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biconcave bi·con·cave (bī'kŏn-kāv', bī-kŏn'kāv')
adj.
Concave on both sides or surfaces.

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biconcave   (bī'kŏn-kāv')  Pronunciation Key 
Concave on both sides or surfaces.
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Example sentences
Erythrocytes are tiny biconcave disks, thin in the middle and thicker around the periphery.
Circular pinhole collimation or focusing biconcave lenses.
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