afflux

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af·flux

 (ăf′lŭks′)
n.
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.]

afflux

(ˈæflʌks)
n
a flowing towards a point: an afflux of blood to the head.
[C17: from Latin affluxus, from fluxus flux]

af•flux

(ˈæf lʌks)

n.
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.
[1605–15; < Medieval Latin affluxus, derivative of Latin affluere; see affluent, flux]
Translations

afflux

[ˈæflʌks] Nafluencia f (Med) → aflujo m

af·flux

n. flujo.