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afflux

[af-luhks] /ˈæf lʌks/
noun
1.
something that flows to or toward a point:
an afflux of blood to the head.
2.
the act of flowing to or toward; flow.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Medieval Latin affluxus, derivative of Latin affluere; see affluent, flux
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British Dictionary definitions for afflux

afflux

/ˈæflʌks/
noun
1.
a flowing towards a point an afflux of blood to the head
Word Origin
C17: from Latin affluxus, from fluxusflux
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afflux in Medicine

afflux af·flux (āf'lŭks')
n.
A flow to or toward an area, especially of blood or other fluid toward a body part.

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