E*mul"gent (?), a. [L. emulgens, p. pr. of emulgere to milk out: cf. F. 'emulgent. So called because regarded by the ancients as straining out the serum, as if by milking, and so producing the urine.] Anat.

Pertaining to the kidneys; renal; as, emulgent arteries and veins.

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n.

An emulgent vessel, as a renal artery or vein.

 

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E*mul"gent, n. Med.

A medicine that excites the flow of bile.

[Obs.]

Hoblyn.

 

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