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con·vex·o-con·cave

 (kən-vĕk′sō-kən-kāv′)
adj.
1. Convex on one side and concave on the other.
2. Having greater curvature on the convex side than on the concave side. Used of a lens.

convexo-concave

(kənˌvɛksəʊkɒnˈkeɪv)
adj
1. having one side convex and the other side concave
2. (General Physics) (of a lens) having a convex face with greater curvature than the concave face. Compare concavo-convex2

con•vex•o-con•cave

(kənˈvɛk soʊ kɒnˈkeɪv)

adj.
2. of or designating a lens in which the convex face has a greater degree of curvature than the concave face.
[1685–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.convexo-concave - convex on one side and concave on the other with the convexity being greater than the concavity
bulging, convex - curving or bulging outward