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Pronunciation: flud'ing


  1. Profuse bleeding from the uterus, especially after childbirth or in severe cases of menorrhagia.
  2. Profuse uterine hemorrhage.
  3. A type of behavior therapy; a therapeutic strategy at the beginning of therapy in which the patients imagine the most anxiety-producing scene and fully immerse (flood) themselves in it.

Synonym(s): flood1

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