Effluvium definitions

ĭ-flo͝o'vē-əm
A usually invisible emanation or exhalation, as of vapor or gas.
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A real or supposed outflow in the form of a vapor or stream of invisible particles; aura.
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An impalpable emanation; an aura.
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A disagreeable or noxious vapor or odor.
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A byproduct or residue; waste.
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The odorous fumes given off by waste or decaying matter.
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A gaseous or vaporous emission, especially a foul-smelling one.
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A condition causing the shedding of hair.
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Origin of effluvium

From Latin effluvium (“an outlet”), from effluō (“flow out or away”), from ex (“out of, from”) + fluō (“flow”).