- running together: confluent efflorescences.
- characterized by confluent efflorescences: confluent smallpox.
Examples from the Web for confluent
But in the management of confluent smallpox he advised active interference.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Creighton
In small-pox a confluent eruption marks a dangerous case, and so does the occurrence of distinct pustules in the throat.
I mention this circumstance now, lest carried away by a flood of confluent ideas I should forget it.Letters of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Vol. I (of 2)|Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Besides the Dnieper the only navigable stream is its confluent the Pripet.
It sits high on a hillside dominating the little river Arz, a confluent of the Vilaine.Rambles in Brittany|Francis Miltoun