adj. [Gr. amphi, on both sides; kyrtos, curved]Having both sides curved, said of angles between curves; biconvex.
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amphicyrtic — am·phi·cyr·tic … English syllables
amphicyrtic — a. with both sides convex … Dictionary of difficult words
amphicyrtic — |amfə|sərd.ik adjective Etymology: Late Latin amphicyrtos (from Greek amphikyrtos from amphi + kyrtos curved, bent ) + English ic; akin to Greek korōnos curved more at crown : having both sides convex used of angles between curves … Useful english dictionary
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biconcave — adj. [L. bis, two; concavus, hollow or arched inward] Being concave on both sides; amphicoelous; see amphicyrtic … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
biconvex — adj. [L. bis, two; convexus, arched outward] Being convex on opposite sides; lens shaped; see amphicyrtic, amphicoelous … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology