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efflux

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noun ef·flux \ˈe-ˌfləks\

Definition of efflux

  1. 1 :  something given off in or as if in a stream

  2. 2 a :  effluence 2 b :  a passing away :  expiration

effluxion play \e-ˈflək-shən\ noun


Origin of efflux

Medieval Latin effluxus, from effluere


First Known Use: 1647


Medical Dictionary

efflux

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noun ef·flux \ˈef-ˌləks\

Medical Definition of efflux

  1. 1:  something that is given off in or as if in a stream <the red-blood-cell sodium ion efflux>

  2. 2:  the action or process of flowing or seeming to flow out <the uptake and efflux of sodium ions>




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