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afflux

[ af-luhks ]
/ ˈæf lʌks /
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noun
something that flows to or toward a point: an afflux of blood to the head.
the act of flowing to or toward; flow.
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Origin of afflux

1605–15; <Medieval Latin affluxus, derivative of Latin affluere;see affluent, flux
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British Dictionary definitions for afflux

afflux
/ (ˈæflʌks) /

noun
a flowing towards a pointan afflux of blood to the head

Word Origin for afflux

C17: from Latin affluxus, from fluxus flux
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