from The Century Dictionary.

  • In anatomy, draining out: applied to the renal arteries and veins, as draining the urine from the blood.
  • noun In anatomy, an emulgent vessel.
  • noun In pharmacology, a remedy which excites the flow of bile.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.), obsolete A medicine that excites the flow of bile.
  • adjective (Anat.) Pertaining to the kidneys; renal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of a straining or purifying process
  • adjective medicine Of the renal arteries and veins
  • noun medicine A substance promoting bile or urine production


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