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, flushing (flush) (flush'ing)
1. Sudden redness of the skin.
2. Irrigation of a cavity, or a device such as a feeding tube, with water.

hot flush


malar flush

A bright-colored flush over the malar area and cheekbones. It may be associated with any febrile disease.
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