convexo-concave


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convexo-concave

[kən¦vek·sō‚kän′kāv]
(science and technology)
Having one side convex and the other concave, usually with greater curvature on the convex side. Also known as concavo-convex.
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Although the C/C valve has a much higher rate of fracture, that is more than offset by "a 47% reduction in serious complications with the Convexo-Concave valve.
Outlet Strut Fracture of the Bjork-Shiley 60[degrees] Convexo-Concave Valve: Current Information and Recommendations for Patient Care," Journal of the American College of Cardiology 11, (May 1988): 1130.