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mucopurulent

[ myoo-kuh-pyoor-yuh-luhnt, -pyoor-uh- ]
/ ˌmyu kəˈpyʊər yə lənt, -ˈpyʊər ə- /
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adjective Medicine/Medical.

containing or composed of mucus and pus.

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Origin of mucopurulent

First recorded in 1835–45; muco- + purulent
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British Dictionary definitions for mucopurulent

mucopurulent
/ (ˌmjuːkəʊˈpjʊərələnt) /

adjective

pathol composed of or containing both mucus and pus
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Medical definitions for mucopurulent

mucopurulent
[ myōō′kō-pyurə-lənt ]

adj.

Containing mucus and pus.
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