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  • Various names (now rarely, if ever, used) have been given to particular cases: -- amphicyrtic (Gr. [Greek: amphi], on both sides, [Greek: kyrtos], convex) or cissoidal

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1 Various

  • - Zoology, having both surfaces concave. adj. - applied to ancient Greek council of state-deputies. amphictyany, amphicyrtic adj. - with both sides convex.

    xml's 2008


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  • JM wonders if this makes for an amphicyrtic impression.

    October 26, 2010