- inflected; bent or folded downward or inward: an inflexed leaf.
Origin of inflexed
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Pileoli innumerable, inflexed and appressed, plicate, brown.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise
M. E. Hard
As with the other members of this genus, the petals have an inflexed lip.Field and Woodland Plants
William S. Furneaux
The inflexed or inferior lateral margin of the Prothorax, separated in many genera from the Antepectus by a suture.
The inflexed accessory margin observable underneath in many Elytra, which covers the sides of the alitrunk and abdomen.
This seems to obtain particularly in Coleoptera; but in some, as Mylabris, it is inflexed, forming an acute angle with it.
- biology curved or bent inwards and downwards towards the axisinflexed leaves
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