Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Containing mucus and pus.

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  • adj. Characterized by mucus and pus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the character or appearance of both mucus and pus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to mucus and pus: as, a mucopurulent discharge (a discharge in which these two substances are present).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. containing or composed of mucus and pus

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Examples

  • By removing the scab and making pressure at the base of the ulcer, drops of thick, mucopurulent

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • By removing the scab and making pressure at the base of the ulcer, drops of thick, mucopurulent matter were made to exude.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • In some cases of acute glanders the formation of nodules may so irritate the mucous membrane of the respiratory tract and cause such a profuse discharge of mucopurulent or purulent matter that the specific character of the original discharge is entirely masked.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

  • There is discharge from the nostrils, which may be mucopurulent, purulent, or hemorrhagic.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

  • There may be a mucopurulent discharge, which may be slight or profuse in quantity, agglutinating the hairs of the tail.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

  • This consists in dropping into an eye of a suspected animal a specially prepared solution of mallein, as a result of which in an infected animal the inflammation develops in the eye, resulting in a discharge which varies in intensity from a mucopurulent character to a thick, sticky pus.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

  • In some instances the orifice of the lacrimal duct on the floor of the nasal chamber and close to its anterior outlet will be found blocked by a portion of dry mucopurulent matter, on the removal of which tears may begin to escape.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

  • If the animal survives, the inflammation tends to become chronic and attended by a whitish mucopurulent discharge.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

  • The discharges are offensive and for the most part liquid, although it is common to find lumps of solid fecal matter floating in this liquid portion; shreds of mucous membrane and blood may be passed or the evacuations may be mucopurulent; there is much straining, and, rarely, symptoms of abdominal pain; the subject lies down a great deal; the pulse is quickened and the temperature elevated.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

  • _ -- The symptoms are swelling, heat, and tenderness of the sheath and penis; difficulty, pain, and groaning in passing urine, which is liable to sudden temporary arrests in the course of micturition, and later a whitish, mucopurulent oozing from the papilla on the end of the penis.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

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