inflexed

[ in-flekst ]
/ ɪnˈflɛkst /

adjective Botany, Zoology.

inflected; bent or folded downward or inward: an inflexed leaf.

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Origin of inflexed

1655–65; <Latin inflex(us), past participle of inflectere to bend in (see inflect) + -ed2
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British Dictionary definitions for inflexed

inflexed
/ (ɪnˈflɛkst) /

adjective

biology curved or bent inwards and downwards towards the axisinflexed leaves
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