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Related to mucopurulent: Mucopurulent cervicitis

mucopurulent

 [mu″ko-pu´roo-lent]
marked by an exudate containing both mucus and pus.

mu·co·pu·ru·lent

(myū-kō-pū'rū-lent),
Pertaining to an exudate that is chiefly purulent (pus), but containing relatively conspicuous proportions of mucous material.
Synonym(s): puromucous

mucopurulent

/mu·co·pu·ru·lent/ (-pūr´ah-lint) containing both mucus and pus.

mucopurulent

(myo͞o′kō-pyo͝or′ə-lənt, -yə-lənt)
adj.
Containing mucus and pus.

mucopurulent

[myo̅o̅′kōpyoo͡r′yələnt]
Etymology: L, mucus + purulentus, pus
characteristic of a combination of mucus and pus.

mu·co·pu·ru·lent

(myūkō-pyūrŭ-lĕnt)
Pertaining to an exudate that is chiefly purulent (i.e., contains pus) but contains relatively conspicuous proportions of mucous material.

mucopurulent

Containing MUCUS and PUS.

mucopurulent (myōōˈ·kō·pyōōrˑ··lnt)),

adj pertaining to a discharge that combines pus and mucus. See also mucus.

mu·co·pu·ru·lent

(myūkō-pyūrŭ-lĕnt)
Pertaining to an exudate that is chiefly purulent (pus), but containing significant mucous material.

mucopurulent

marked by an exudate containing both mucus and pus.
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After adjusting for these factors, women with mucopurulent cervicitis had a modest, but nonsignificant, 60% increased risk of the infection, compared with those without mucopurulent cervicitis.
PLAYA HERRADURA, COSTA RICA -- Among women with bacterial vaginosis, most mucopurulent cervicitis is not associated with gonorrhea or chlamydia infection, results of a study of young women in high-risk settings suggest.
The airway-confined, but cell-free, sooty aggregates were identified in conjunction with mucopurulent exudate (Figure 1; case 1).
About two-thirds of each group received treatment before their laboratory results confirmed a diagnosis of chlamydia--either because they had clinical signs of infection (nongonococcal urethritis or epididymitis in men; mucopurulent cervicitis or pelvic inflammatory disease in women; or gonorrhea in either) or because they had a partner with suspected or confirmed chlamydia infection.
A 27-year-old Hispanic man from Central America presented to his primary care physician with an 8-year history of chronic sinusitis, mucopurulent nasal discharge, progressive hoarseness, and exertional dyspnea.
One juvenile male with pectus excavatum had marked mucopurulent rhinorrhea, coughing, lethargy, tachypnea, dyspnea, and partial anorexia; he was also given an intramuscular broad-spectrum antimicrobial drug (ceftiofur, 25 mg/kg).
2) At that level, mucopurulent discharge was observed originating from the proximal aspect of the sac.
An endoscopic examination showed mucopurulent drainage coming from the middle meatus.
If the signs indicate infection (ie, the presence of some mucopurulent discharge as opposed to simply excessive lacrimation), then antibiotic treatment would be appropriate, eg, with chloramphenicol or even fusidic acid viscous eye drops.
Loss of the CFTR protein leads to chronic airway inflammation in association with obstruction and mucopurulent secretions, all of which provoke persistent coughing.
Women between the ages of 15 and 30 years were eligible for study enrollment if they had clinical evidence of mucopurulent cervicitis (purulent cervical discharge), if they were recently diagnosed with gonorrhea or chlamydia and were not yet treated, if they were diagnosed with bacterial vaginosis, or if they reported sexual contact with a male diagnosed with gonorrhea, chlamydia, or nongonococcal urethritis.