outflow, effluence, efflux(noun)
the process of flowing out
The process of flowing out.
That which has flowed out.
The efflux of a boil is gross!
To run out.
When three years efflux, the claim will have prescribed.
To flow forth.
To pass away.
Origin: From effluxus, from effluo, from ex + fluo.
the act or process of flowing out, or issuing forth; effusion; outflow; as, the efflux of matter from an ulcer; the efflux of men's piety
that which flows out; emanation; effluence
to run out; to flow forth; to pass away
Origin: [See Effluent, Flux.]
Active efflux is a mechanism responsible for moving out of toxic substances and antibiotics outside the cell; this is considered to be a vital part of xenobiotic metabolism. This mechanism is important in medicine as it can contribute to bacterial antibiotic resistance. Efflux systems function via an energy-dependent mechanism to pump out unwanted toxic substances through specific efflux pumps. Some efflux systems are drug-specific, whereas others may accommodate multiple drugs, and thus contribute to bacterial multidrug resistance.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ef′fluks, n. act of flowing out: that which flows out.—Also Efflux′ion. [L. effluĕre, effluxum.]
The numerical value of efflux in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of efflux in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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