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emulgent

1570s (adj.), 1610s (n.), from Latin emulgentem (nominative emulgens), present participle of emulgere "to milk out, drain out" (see emulsion).

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  • Emulgent, e-mul′jent, adj. milking or draining out, chiefly referring to the action of the kidneys.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)

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emulgent in Medicine

emulgent

(ĭ-mŭljənt)
adj.
  1. Of or being a straining, extracting, or purifying process.
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