[myoo-kuh-pyoo r-yuh-luh nt, -pyoo r-uh-]
- containing or composed of mucus and pus.
Origin of mucopurulent
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Examples from the Web for mucopurulent
There is discharge from the nostrils, which may be mucopurulent, purulent, or hemorrhagic.
There may be a mucopurulent discharge, which may be slight or profuse in quantity, agglutinating the hairs of the tail.
This is quickly followed by mucopurulent discharge from the eyes and nose; later, perhaps, ulceration of either eyes or eyelids.Hunting Dogs
Polypi may cause a mucopurulent discharge or they may only be suspected when they prove an obstacle to parturition.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- pathol composed of or containing both mucus and pus
- Containing mucus and pus.