inflexed


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in·flexed

 (ĭn-flĕkst′)
adj. Biology
Bent or turned abruptly inward: inflexed sepals.

[From Latin īnflexus, past participle of īnflectere, to bend; see inflect.]

inflexed

(ɪnˈflɛkst)
adj
(Biology) biology curved or bent inwards and downwards towards the axis: inflexed leaves.

in•flexed

(ɪnˈflɛkst)

adj.
Biol. inflected; bent or folded downward or inward.
[1655–65; < Latin inflex(us), past participle of inflectere to bend in]
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On examination, the child was irritable with high-pitched crying and inflexed postures at the elbows.
Dorsal margin of leaves [+ o -] inflexed (towards stem).
3 mm wide; distal lobe spreading, convex but with the distal margins somewhat inflexed, elliptic to suborbicular or ovate, acute to obtuse, densely papillose, 6-9.