Inflexed

/ɪnˈflɛkst/

Origin

1655–65; < Latin inflex(us), past participle of inflectere to bend in (see inflect) + -ed2 (Source: dictionary.com)

Definitions of Inflexed

Inflexed

adjective

  1. inflected; bent or folded downward or inward:
  2. biology curved or bent inwards and downwards towards the axisinflexed leaves

dictionary.com

Inflexed

adjective

  1. Bent or curved inwards.

lexico.com

Inflexed

adjective

  1. : bent or turned abruptly inward or downward or toward the axis inflexed petals

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Example sentences for Inflexed

  1. He was soon within the sac, and the inflexed wings of the margin had closed above him, as shown in section, Fig. 17.
  2. This seems to obtain particularly in Coleoptera; but in some, as Mylabris, it is inflexed, forming an acute angle with it.
  3. Pileoli innumerable, inflexed and appressed, plicate, brown.
  4. As with the other members of this genus, the petals have an inflexed lip.
  5. Stamens 5, included; filaments slender; anthers arrow-shaped, with an inflexed tip.

Nearby words

inflationist , inflect , inflection , inflection point , inflectional , inflexible , inflexion , inflict , infliction , inflorescence

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