gibbous

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gibbous

, gibbose
(of the moon or a planet) more than half but less than fully illuminated

gibbous

[′jib·əs]
(mathematics)
Bounded by convex curves.
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Pronotum at basal region and median gibbosity usually with dense white or light brown pubescence; median gibbosity with 2 subparallel, narrow, brown or dark brown strips anterior and posterior to median transverse sulcus (figs.
Ibrahim added that the team carried out two voluntary projects since its establishment, indicating that the first one aimed to increase health awareness of gibbosity and scoliosis diseases among the youth between ages 12 and 18 given that school bags and desks are among their main causes.