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1. causing a straining or purifying process.
2. old term for an agent that stimulates flow of bile or urine.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Denoting a straining, extracting, or purifying process.
[L. e- mulgeo, pp. -mulsus, to milk out, drain out]
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