emulgent

adjective

emul·​gent
-jənt
: that provides a drain for or strains out the product of something (such as the kidneys)

Word History

Etymology

Latin emulgent-, emulgens, present participle of emulgēre to milk out, from e- + mulgēre to milk

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“Emulgent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emulgent. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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