defluxion

[ dih-fluhk-shuh n ]
/ dɪˈflʌk ʃən /

noun Pathology.

a copious discharge of fluid matter, as in catarrh.

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Origin of defluxion

1540–50; < Late Latin dēfluxiōn- (stem of dēfluxiō) a flowing down, discharge, equivalent to Latin dē- de- + fluxiōn- fluxion
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Medical definitions for defluxion

defluxion
[ dē-flŭkshən ]

n.

A falling down or out, as of the hair.
A flowing down or discharge of fluid.
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