emunction
The act of removing obstructions from or cleaning bodily passages (such as picking ones nose)

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • emunction — noun The act of blowing ones nose. See Also: emunctory …   Wiktionary

  • emunction — emuncˈtion noun (rare) • • • Main Entry: ↑emunctory …   Useful english dictionary

  • emunctory — 1. adjective Pertaining to the elimination of waste from the body. A mixture of poor diet and poor hygiene caused him inflammation of the emunctory aperture. See Also: emunction 2. noun Any part of the body which carries or removes waste …   Wiktionary

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