concave lens

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concave lens

, convex lens - A concave lens is thinner at the center; a convex lens is thicker at the center.
See also related terms for thicker.
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Noun1.concave lens - a lens such that a parallel beam of light passing through it is caused to diverge or spread outconcave lens - a lens such that a parallel beam of light passing through it is caused to diverge or spread out
lens, lens system, lense - a transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images
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Selective regulation of MMP and TIMP mRNA levels in tree shrew sclera during minus lens compensation and recovery.
Para la primera de ellas se emplean los metodos subjetivos de Sheard y el metodo de Donders, cuyos terminos en la literatura cientifica son minus lens (ML) y push-up (PU), respectivamente.