afflux

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afflux

(ăf′lŭks′)
n.
A flow to or toward an area, especially of blood or other fluid toward a body part.

afflux

[af′luks]
Etymology: L, affluere, to flow
the sudden flow of blood or another liquid to a part of the body.

Afflux

A term of waning popularity for flowing (of blood or other liquids) towards the body; "afferent flow" seems less confusing and more readily understood.

af·flux

(af'lŭks)
Flowing to or toward a body part.
[L. af-fluo, af-fluxus, to flow toward]

af·flux

(af'lŭks)
Flowing to or toward a body part.
[L. af-fluo, af-fluxus, to flow toward]

afflux (af´luks),

n the rush of blood to a body part.