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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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All the studied animals displayed vaginitis six days after the implants were inserted, with typical clinical signs such as mucopurulent discharge, erythemas and increased local sensitivity, besides a considerable increase in microbial load, independently of the type of implant and the presence of progesterone.
Signs include eyelid oedema, which may be accompanied with ptosis, mucopurulent discharge, conjunctival oedema and injection, large follicles in upper and/or lower fornix, corneal epitheliopathy (usually superior), corneal subepithelial and or marginal infiltrates, and superior pannus formation.
Signs and symptoms of reproductive tract infections: Severely eroded cervix with hypertrophic cervical erosions and a mucopurulent endocervical discharge or leucorrhoea were recorded as signs while burning micturation and pain in the abdomen reported by the women were recorded as symptoms.
This condition is caused by inflammation of the endometrium, extending no deeper than the stratum spongiosum (2) and is characterize by the presence of purulent (>50% pus) or mucopurulent (approximately 50% pus, 50% mucus) uterine exudates in the vagina, 21 day or more post partum (3).
His sputum was mucopurulent and blood stained with a heavy growth of coagulase negative Staphylococcus, no acid fast bacilli were seen.
The incidence of mucopurulent cervicitis was not significantly different between those with and without infection (14% vs.
A 69-year-old Caucasian woman presented to the outpatient pulmonary clinic with a one month history of cough, mucopurulent sputum, low grade fevers, occasional night sweats, and weight loss of three to five pounds.
This was verified by reductions in pre-treatment nasal obstruction, facial pain, pressure, mucopurulent rhinorrhea, and malaise.
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.
For example, in Figure 1 note that the first patient care problem is "impaired airway clearance related to mucopurulent secretions and decreased coughing ability.
Pressure over the sac produces a flow of fluid or mucopurulent fluid or pus from the puncta when infection is present.