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A cyma in which the upper section is concave and the lower section convex.
[New Latin cȳma rēcta : cȳma, cyma + Latin rēcta, feminine of rēctus, straight, correct.]
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cy′ma rec′ta(ˈrɛk tə)
a cyma whose concave part projects beyond the convex part..
[1695–1705; < New Latin: literally, straight cyma]
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|Noun||1.||cyma recta - a cyma in which the upper section is concave and the lower section is convex|
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