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countercurrent

 [kown´ter-ker″ent]
flowing in an opposite direction.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

count·er·cur·rent

(kown'ter-ker'ent),
1. Flowing in an opposite direction.
2. A current flowing in a direction opposite to another current.
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