Definition of Deflexed

1. a. Bent abruptly downward.



Definition of Deflexed

1. Adjective. Bent downward, as branches, leaves, or hairs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deflexed

1. bent downward [adj]

Medical Definition of Deflexed

1. Bent downward or outward. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deflexed

deflection change
deflection changes
deflection coils
deflection difference
deflection differences
deflectionize
deflections
deflective
deflective occlusal contact
deflectometer
deflector
deflectors
deflects
deflesh
deflex
deflexed (current term)
deflexes
deflexing
deflexion
deflexional
deflexions
deflexure
deflexures
deflocculate
deflocculated
deflocculates
deflocculating
deflocculation
deflocculations
deflorate

Literary usage of Deflexed

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1. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"Leaves about an inch long, Flowers blue, in terminal cymes and subterminal whorls. The plant turns nearly black in drying. deflexed Halenia. ..."

2. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1892)
"Stem herbaceous, erect, ridged and furrowed, pubescent with short deflexed and bulbous-rooted, stinging hairs, pale green or stained purple on the ridges; ..."

3. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"Diffuse and slender annual, a span high, minutely on short at length deflexed peduncles : corolla white, minute : spines of the fruiting calyx as long as ..."

4. Manual of the Botany (Phænogamia and Pteridophyta) of the Rocky Mountain by John Merle Coulter (1885)
"... deflexed, silvery without, pale yellow within, fragrant, the tube broadly oval, ... deflexed ..."

5. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed: In which the Most by John Sims (1830)
"... five to seven-lobed, the lobes entire, often deflexed, wavy on the surface and margin, dark green above, paler beneath, hairy on both sides; the nerves, ..."

6. Refugium Botanicum: Or Figures and Descriptions from Living Specimens, of ...by William Wilson Saunders, Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach, John Gilbert Baker by William Wilson Saunders, Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach, John Gilbert Baker (1882)
"... labellum of Broughtonia, and it has not, as far as I can discover, the peculiarly deflexed dorsal sepal of Barkeria. Its lip, too, is distinctly ..."

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