convexity

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Synonyms for convexity

the property possessed by a convex shape

a shape that curves or bulges outward

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CT scan brain was done which showed oedema in bilateral cerebral convexities and posterior fossa with effacement of basal cisterns and compression of the fourth ventricle.
The thin alloplast carrier helps to provide a smooth-appearing dorsum postoperatively by evening out the concavities and convexities that commonly occur in the natural surface shape of auricular cartilage.
Obviously Van Gogh was thinking of the nude and not the draped figure when he was deliberating on these problems, since it is the nude, whether male or female, in stone, bronze or in painting which has always symbolised mankind in a state of nature with its complex physical volumes, convexities and concavities.
External examination showed focal areas of yellow exudate on the convexities and multiple bilateral infarcts affecting the cortices, pons, thalamus, middle temporal gyms, and putamen.
At autopsy, there was no subarachnoid hemorrhage in the leptomeninges of the hemisphere convexities or around the brainstem.
Gagnon and Johnson (1994) and Barber and Copper (1997) have demonstrated that matching the convexities of asset and liability does not always improve the immunization results.
Female Fig Leaf is a curiously shaped cast that Duchamp presented in several different guises, including a photograph in which concavities appear as convexities.