emulgent

adjective
emul·​gent | \ -jənt \

Definition of emulgent

: that provides a drain for or strains out the product of something (such as the kidneys)

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History and Etymology for emulgent

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

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“Emulgent.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/emulgent. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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