emunctory

noun
emunc·​to·​ry | \ i-ˈməŋ(k)-t(ə-)rē How to pronounce emunctory (audio) \
plural emunctories

Medical Definition of emunctory

: 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 16 May. 2022.

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