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deflexed

[dē′flekst]
(biology)
Turned sharply downward.
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The main causes of high head identified were deflexed head and CPD.
7.Pileus 46 cm wide convex becoming nearly planewith age yellowish surface viscid irregular circular patchesof graybrown to dark brown tomentum or squamules allover the pileus surface margins incurved when young gradually becoming deflexed to straight to uplifted with agesmooth.
Female specimens from our collections from Tanzania and others from Zambia, Zimbabwe, and northeastern and western Democratic Republic of the Congo have the posterolateral corners of mediosternite VI slightly expanded and deflexed. Females from elsewhere in the range of this species do not exhibit the expanded, deflexed corners of female mediosternite VI.
VII slightly longer than previous tergites with the lateral margins deflexed and forming a [+ or -] prominent and extended, entire, crenulate or dentate lobe, which may project by as much as 2/3 the body width (Fig.
Fruits deflexed (-ascending or divergent), dehiscent (-indehiscent), oblong, subterete or tetragonal (-laterally compressed) in cross section, ovoid in one species, coriaceous.
Depending on how you choose to look at it, the Guardian is essentially a deflexed design (more forgiving) with the performance of a reflexed bow (more speed).
Surface glabrous, strongly deflexed; antennaa, labrum, mandibles, maxillae and palps discernible; antennal tecae expanded, stout with apex rounded.
The bows also feature a 1 1/2" deflexed forged aluminum riser and a center-tracking cam design to eliminate limb torque and cam lean.
Afterwards, the animals were stored immerse in a formol solution (15%), backwards down, with anterior and posterior members abducted and deflexed Coimbra-Filho, (1985) (Fig.
dillenii" could be identified by their deflexed pedicels.
Trifolium polymorphum is reproductively unique among the approximately 230 Trifolium species in that it produces two distinct types of flowers and seed pods, Normal aerial inflorescences of 10 to 20 flowers, which arise from a stolon node on long peduncles (much longer than the subtending leaves), produce heads similar to white clover that are strongly deflexed when mature.