Bloody flux


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Blood´y flux`


1.The dysentery, a disease in which the flux or discharge from the bowels has a mixture of blood.
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Gerard describes the effect of Darnel poisoning as resembling '…falling intoxication, followed by the vomiting, verbal nonsense, tremors and finally the bloody flux'.
Reading about "putrescent juices," the "black vomit" and the "bloody flux"--or the purging and bloodletting undertaken to cure them--is perhaps best not done on a full stomach.
For example, in Partridge's tract, remedies were given for both greensickness and for an absence of bloody flux, but they were not regarded as the same, greensickness being a name used to describe the absence of menstruation in females and the patients requiring a bloody flux being identified as male.