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Synonyms for biconcave

concave on both sides

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Current concepts in the surgical management of primary glenohumeral arthritis with a biconcave glenoid.
When the typical micrography of drepanocytes in the presence of anthocyanin extracts was compared with the micrography of untreated drepanocytes, the treated sample showed that the majority of drepanocytes reverse into normal biconcave form with anthocyanins of all tested plants.
Based on lateral scans of the spine, 54 men were found to have morphometric vertebral fractures, defined by the presence of moderate and severe wedge and biconcave or compression deformities resulting in at least a 25% reduction in any vertebral height and accompanying area.
This non-specific term encompasses any distortion or disruption of the round biconcave disc morphology of a normal red blood cell.
Maxilla bearing large condyle for articulation with vomer, biconcave submaxillary meniscus interposed between maxilla and vomer.
Using Lister's improved achromatic lenses, they discovered the biconcave shape of human erythrocytes and the striations in skeletal muscle.
THE cell pictured (Page 9, May 10) could not have been cancerous as, being biconcave, it was a red blood cell.
Pioneering work done at the NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR), in collaboration with a private company, demonstrated that focusing a cold neutron beam with multiple biconcave lenses is a practical means of improving the resolution of long-flight-path, pinhole collimation, small-angle neutron scattering (SANS) instruments.
Primary dorsal body blotches are only slightly biconcave (not prominently H-shaped); vertebral constrictions of these blotches (posterior part of the body) may be about the same length as (UMML 5525, UTA 7033), but are usually longer than, the vertebral length of the intervening pale interspaces.
The TFCC is comprised of several structures including a biconcave articular disc that is contiguous with the articular surface of the distal radius.
Similarly, researchers found that if they added small balls made of a polymer called PLGA to a particular solvent, the spheres would collapse into a biconcave shape.
Mature virions were recognizable by dumbbell- or brick-shaped nucleoids surrounded by distinctive membranes enclosing lateral bodies and a biconcave central core, whereas immature virions were small, spherical, electron-dense bodies, which were seen inside the inclusions, free in the cytoplasm, or inside clear vacuoles.
It usually involves synovectomy, osteophyte removal, and capsule release but goes further by involving the conversion of a biconcave glenoid into a single concavity--a change that, theoretically, can restore the position of the humeral head, reducing the posterior subluxation and helping to relax contracted soft tissues.