Afflux



something that flows to or toward a point:
an afflux of blood to the head.
the act of flowing to or toward; flow.
Historical Examples

Spirituous drinks occasion an afflux of the gastric juices, become acid, and are absorbed.
North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826 Various

The best mode of exhibiting them, is to tie the vena portæ of a living animal, when they erect themselves by the afflux of blood.
North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826 Various

The stimulus of melody produced an immediate increase in the afflux of blood to the brain.
Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6) Havelock Ellis

The equable warmth of bed was soothing to the nervous system, and solicited the afflux of blood to the surface.
Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal, No. 428 Various

Above, it forms two great folds, which may both be swollen by the afflux of the blood, and acquire considerable size.
The Ocean World: Louis Figuier

noun
a flowing towards a point: an afflux of blood to the head

afflux af·flux (āf’lŭks’)
n.
A flow to or toward an area, especially of blood or other fluid toward a body part.

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