emunctory

يمونكتوري

adjective

  1. Serving to carry waste out of the body; excretory.

    from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  2. An organ or duct that removes or carries waste from the body.

    from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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Examples

  • And lastly, the skin is a great emunctory, and carries off waste matters from the body.

    The Art of Living in Australia

  • The scenes depicted on the emunctory field, showing our ancient duns and raths and cromlechs and grianauns and seats of learning and maledictive stones, are as wonderfully beautiful and the pigments as delicate as when the

    Ulysses

  • _ "" Scrophulae and glandulae are hard swellings developing in the soft parts, as in the emunctory localities of the veins and arteries, particularly in the neck, armpits and groins, and sometimes in other places.

    Gilbertus Anglicus Medicine of the Thirteenth Century

  • Chronic, irreversible disease of the lungs; abnormal enlargement of air spaces in the lungs accompanied by destruction of the tissue lining the walls of the air spaces. emunctory

    Surgical Anatomy

  • The urinary apparatus (consisting of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra) is known to be the principal emunctory for eliminating and voiding the detritus formed by the continual decay of the parts comprising the animal economy.

    Surgical Anatomy

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