de fluxion

defluxion

[dih-fluhk-shuhn]
noun Pathology.
a copious discharge of fluid matter, as in catarrh.

Origin:
1540–50; < Late Latin dēfluxiōn- (stem of dēfluxiō) a flowing down, discharge, equivalent to Latin dē- de- + fluxiōn- fluxion

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defluxion de·flux·ion (dē-flŭk'shən)
n.

  1. A falling down or out, as of the hair.

  2. A flowing down or discharge of fluid.

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