deflexed

[ dih-flekst ]
/ dɪˈflɛkst /

adjective Biology.

bent abruptly downward.

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Origin of deflexed

1820–30; <Latin dēflex(us) bent down (see deflection) + -ed2
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British Dictionary definitions for deflexed

deflexed
/ (dɪˈflɛkst, ˈdiːflɛkst) /

adjective

(of leaves, petals, etc) bent sharply outwards and downwards
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