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Bent or turned abruptly inward: inflexed sepals.
[From Latin īnflexus, past participle of īnflectere, to bend; see inflect.]
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(Biology) biology curved or bent inwards and downwards towards the axis: inflexed leaves.
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Biol. inflected; bent or folded downward or inward.
[1655–65; < Latin inflex(us), past participle of inflectere to bend in]
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