afflux(redirected from affluxes)
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A flow to or toward an area, especially of blood or other fluid toward a body part.
[Medieval Latin affluxus, from Latin, past participle of affluere, to flow to; see affluent.]
a flowing towards a point: an afflux of blood to the head.
[C17: from Latin affluxus, from fluxus flux]
1. something that flows to or toward a point: an afflux of blood to the head.
2. the act of flowing to or toward some point.