Origin of effluvium
OTHER WORDS FROM effluviumef·flu·vi·al, adjective
How to use effluvium in a sentence
As an Ebola patient slips from bad to worse to dire, he can expel as many as two and a half gallons of effluvia a day.
Several instances have come under my observation which justify the assertion that the disease cannot be propagated by effluvia.
Of the offensive nature of animal effluvia, the senses of every one who enters a crowded assembly, must immediately convince him.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
The perfume of Paris and the effluvia of death intermingled are sufficient to breed a pestilence!The Sorrows of Satan|Marie Corelli
The fresh air has the power of removing much of the noxious effluvia received from the body by the clothing.A Treatise on Domestic Economy|Catherine Esther Beecher
It was a dusky night, I could not prevent his being assailed by the evening effluvia of Edinburgh.Rowlandson the Caricaturist. First Volume|Joseph Grego