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defluxion

[dih-fluhk-shuh n] /dɪˈflʌk ʃən/
noun, Pathology
1.
a copious discharge of fluid matter, as in catarrh.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; < Late Latin dēfluxiōn- (stem of dēfluxiō) a flowing down, discharge, equivalent to Latin dē- de- + fluxiōn- fluxion
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de-fluxion in Medicine

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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