emunc·​to·​ry i-ˈməŋ(k)-t(ə-)rē How to pronounce emunctory (audio)
plural emunctories
: an organ (as a kidney) or part of the body (as the skin) that carries off body wastes

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“Emunctory.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/emunctory. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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