deflected

[ dih-flek-tid ]
/ dɪˈflɛk tɪd /

adjective Biology.

curved or bent downward.

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Origin of deflected

First recorded in 1820–30; deflect + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM deflected

non·de·flect·ed, adjectiveun·de·flect·ed, adjective
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