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confluence

 [kon´floo-ens]
a running together; a meeting of streams.
confluence of sinuses the dilated point of confluence of the superior sagittal, straight, occipital, and two transverse sinuses of the dura mater.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

con·flu·ence

(kon'flū-ĕns), [TA]
A flowing together; a joining of two or more streams.
Synonym(s): confluens [TA]
[L. confluens]
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con·flu·ence

(kon'flū-ĕns) [TA]
A flowing together; a joining of two or more streams.
[L. confluens]
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