Also, especially British, flexion (for defs 1–3).

< Latin flexiōn- (stem of flexiō) a bending, turning, change. See flex, -ion

flectional, adjective
flectionless, adjective
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flection (ˈflɛkʃən)
1.  the act of bending or the state of being bent
2.  something bent; bend
3.  grammar a less common word for inflection
[C17: from Latin flexiō a bending, from flectere to curve, bow]

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