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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By removing the scab and making pressure at the base of the ulcer, drops of thick, mucopurulent
By removing the scab and making pressure at the base of the ulcer, drops of thick, mucopurulent matter were made to exude.
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.
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 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.
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.
If the animal survives, the inflammation tends to become chronic and attended by a whitish mucopurulent discharge.
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.
_ -- 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.