- a copious discharge of fluid matter, as in catarrh.
Origin of defluxion
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Examples from the Web for defluxion
This year, his Laura was seized with a defluxion in her eyes, which made her suffer much, and even threatened her with blindness.
A man of mean condition, born at Alexandria, had lost his sight by a defluxion on his eyes.
- A falling down or out, as of the hair.
- A flowing down or discharge of fluid.
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