Medical Dictionary

emunctory


emunctory

noun emunc·to·ry \i-ˈməŋ(k)-t(ə-)rē\
plural emunc·to·ries

Definition of EMUNCTORY

:  an organ (as a kidney) or part of the body (as the skin) that carries off body wastes
March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
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