Pertaining to an exudate that is chiefly purulent (pus), but containing relatively conspicuous proportions of mucous material. SYN: puromucous.

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mu·co·pu·ru·lent -'pyu̇r-(y)ə-lənt adj containing both mucus and pus <\mucopurulent discharge>

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containing mucus and pus. See mucopus.

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mu·co·pu·ru·lent (mu″ko-puґroo-lənt) containing both mucus and pus.

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  • Mucopurulent — Mu co*pu ru*lent, a. [Mucus + purulent.] (Med.) Having the character or appearance of both mucus and pus. Dunglison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mucopurulent — ● mucopurulent, mucopurulente adjectif Se dit d une excrétion, riche en mucine et en leucocytes, ayant l aspect du pus …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • mucopurulent — [myo͞o΄kō pyo͞or′ə lənt] adj. containing both mucus and pus …   English World dictionary

  • mucopurulent — adjective Characterized by mucus and pus. a mucopurulent discharge …   Wiktionary

  • mucopurulent — /myooh keuh pyoor yeuh leuhnt, pyoor euh /, adj. Med. containing or composed of mucus and pus. [1835 45; MUCO + PURULENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • mucopurulent — adj. containing mucus and pus …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mucopurulent — mu·co·purulent …   English syllables

  • mucopurulent — adj. containing mucus and pus. See: mucopus …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • mucopurulent — mu•co•pu•ru•lent [[t]ˌmyu kəˈpyʊər yə lənt, ˈpyʊər ə [/t]] adj. med containing or composed of mucus and pus • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • mucopurulent — Composed entirely of mucus and pus …   Grandiloquent dictionary

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