defluxion

noun de·flux·ion \də̇ˈfləkshən, dē-\

Definition of defluxion

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  downflow

  2. 2 obsolete a :  a flowing down of fluid matter (as a copious discharge from the nose in catarrh) b :  inflammation c :  sudden loss of hair

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Origin and Etymology of defluxion

Late Latin defluxion-, defluxio, from Latin defluxus + -ion-, -io -ion


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