defluvium

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defluvium

[dē′flü·vē·əm]
(pathology)
The pathological loss of a part of an animal or plant, as nails or bark.
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Some years later, in 1667, Pepys noted that his wife was taking tea on medical advice - "a drink which Mr Pelling the Pottecary tells her is good for her colds and defluxions".