a flowing back; ebb.
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How to use reflux in a sentence
Desperate to feel better, Rustigian went to urgent care, where she was told that acid reflux was one cause of her tummy troubles.
Our boy is a very colicky baby and has dealt with a lot of acid reflux maybe.5 Parents on the Stress of Trying to Feed Their Babies Amid a Nationwide Formula Shortage | Eliana Dockterman | May 13, 2022 | Time
Emmanuel has a special stroller that helps keep his head in a position that won’t aggravate his persistent reflux, but Odunuga said she still has to pull over on the side of the road sometimes when she hears him projectile vomiting from the backseat.Babies Are Dying of Syphilis. It’s 100% Preventable. | by Caroline Chen, photography by Talia Herman, special to ProPublica | November 1, 2021 | ProPublica
Proper use could lead to weight loss and reduction in gastric reflux.
Acid reflux and Indigestion - Chew a few basil leaves after a meal.Use These 15 Home Remedies Based On Ayurveda To Cure Menstrual Cramps, Hangovers, and Indigestion | Ari Meisel | January 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And suddenly the guilt set in like acid reflux of the brain.
That perpetual flux and reflux of peoples of all stations drew ever more the eyes of Europe to the Orient.The Pilgrim's Shell or Fergan the Quarryman | Eugne Sue
It is said by some that he there died of vexation because he could not discover the cause of the flux and reflux of the Euripus.Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 3 of 8 | Various
A revolving eddy swung him in-shore, but the reflux caught and drove him a few yards lower down.The Girl From Keller's | Harold Bindloss
So do flux and reflux—the rhythm of change—alternate and persist in everything under the sky.Tess of the d'Urbervilles | Thomas Hardy
The tides consist of two periodical motions of the waters of the sea, called the flux and reflux, or the flow and ebb.The Book of Curiosities | I. Platts
British Dictionary definitions for reflux
chem to boil or be boiled in a vessel attached to a condenser, so that the vapour condenses and flows back into the vessel
an act of refluxing
(as modifier): a reflux condenser
the act or an instance of flowing back; ebb
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