from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A flowing down; a running downward.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Downward flow.

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  • noun obsolete downward flow


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Latin defluxus, from defluere, defluxum.


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  • Plato, that it is the deflux of the spinal marrow.

    Essays and Miscellanies 2004

  • Dr. Mathews is planning to remove her deflux and to reimplant her ureters in an attempt to stop the reflux and protect her remaining kidney.

    Blogtimore, Hon 2008


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  • In addition, deflux is a verb meaning 1. to flow down; 2. to fall off in influence (OED).

    February 11, 2012