Spirituous drinks occasion an afflux of the gastric juices, become acid, and are absorbed.
The best mode of exhibiting them, is to tie the vena portæ of a living animal, when they erect themselves by the afflux of blood.
The stimulus of melody produced an immediate increase in the afflux of blood to the brain.
The equable warmth of bed was soothing to the nervous system, and solicited the afflux of blood to the surface.
Above, it forms two great folds, which may both be swollen by the afflux of the blood, and acquire considerable size.
afflux af·flux (āf'lŭks')
A flow to or toward an area, especially of blood or other fluid toward a body part.