fibrinopurulent


fibrinopurulent
Pertaining to pus or suppurative exudate that contains a relatively large amount of fibrin.

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fi·bri·no·pu·ru·lent -'pyu̇r-(y)ə-lənt adj containing, characterized by, or exuding fibrin and pus <necrosis of the bowel and \fibrinopurulent peritonitis (Jour. Amer. Med. Assoc.)>

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fi·bri·no·pu·ru·lent (fi″brĭ-no-puґroo-lənt) characterized by the presence of both fibrin and pus.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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