Emulgent



1570s (adj.), 1610s (n.), from Latin emulgentem (nominative emulgens), present participle of emulgere “to milk out, drain out” (see emulsion).

emulgent e·mul·gent (ĭ-mŭl’jənt)
adj.
Of or being a straining, extracting, or purifying process.

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    1. (in prescriptions) an emulsion.

  • Emulsifiable

    [ih-muhl-suh-fahy] /ɪˈmʌl səˌfaɪ/ verb (used with or without object), emulsified, emulsifying. 1. to make into or form an . /ɪˈmʌlsɪˌfaɪ/ verb -fies, -fying, -fied 1. to make or form into an emulsion v. 1853, from Latin emulsus, past participle of emulgere “to milk out” (see emulsion) + -fy. Related: emulsified. emulsify e·mul·si·fy (ĭ-mŭl’sə-fī’) v. e·mul·si·fied, […]



  • Emulsification

    [ih-muhl-suh-fahy] /ɪˈmʌl səˌfaɪ/ verb (used with or without object), emulsified, emulsifying. 1. to make into or form an . /ɪˈmʌlsɪˌfaɪ/ verb -fies, -fying, -fied 1. to make or form into an emulsion n. 1858, noun of action from emulsify. v. 1853, from Latin emulsus, past participle of emulgere “to milk out” (see emulsion) + -fy. […]

  • Emulsify

    [ih-muhl-suh-fahy] /ɪˈmʌl səˌfaɪ/ verb (used with or without object), emulsified, emulsifying. 1. to make into or form an . /ɪˈmʌlsɪˌfaɪ/ verb -fies, -fying, -fied 1. to make or form into an emulsion v. 1853, from Latin emulsus, past participle of emulgere “to milk out” (see emulsion) + -fy. Related: emulsified. emulsify e·mul·si·fy (ĭ-mŭl’sə-fī’) v. e·mul·si·fied, […]



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