Any part of the body which carries or removes waste.
Pertaining to the elimination of waste from the body.
A mixture of poor diet and poor hygiene caused him inflammation of the emunctory aperture.
Origin: From emunctus, past participle of ex mungere.
any organ or part of the body (as the kidneys, skin, etc.,) which serves to carry off excrementitious or waste matter
Origin: [L. emunctorium a pair of snuffers, fr. emungere, emunctum, to blow the nose, hence, to wipe, cleanse; e out + mungere to blow the nose: cf. F. monctoire, formerly spelled also monctoire.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
e-mungk′tor-i, n. an organ of the body that carries off waste: an excretory duct.—v.t. Emunge′, to clean. [L. emungĕre, emunctum, to blow the nose, to cleanse.]
The numerical value of emunctory in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of emunctory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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