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efflux

Medtalk That which flows outward

efflux

(ĕf′lŭks) [″ + ″]
Outward flow, i.e., the movement of chemicals or other fluids from within a structure, such as a cell, to the outside.
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Urine and feces were routinely studied not merely as symbolic indices of the body's health but as material effluxions of internal humours and spirits-as were the blood, semen, sweat, and spittle.
That is, White (both Curtis and Chris, who is the "author" as well as the protagonist of Memories) recombines the antic effluxions of his own faulty brain chemistry until they mutate into new potentialities, not only for literature but for life.