mucopus etymology

English word mucopus comes from English pus, English muco- (Mucus.)

Detailed word origin of mucopus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pus English (eng) A whitish-yellow or yellow substance composed primarily of dead white blood cells and dead pyogenic bacteria; normally found in regions of bacterial infection. (rare) To emit pus.
muco- English (eng) Mucus.
mucopus English (eng) (medicine) a mixture of mucus and pus.

Words with the same origin as mucopus

Descendants of muco-
mucoactive mucoadhesion mucoadhesive mucocele mucociliary mucocutaneous mucofibrous mucogenesis mucogenic mucogingival mucoid mucolipidosis mucolytic muconodular mucopeptide mucoperiosteum mucopolysaccharide mucoprotein mucopurulent mucoregulator mucosanguineous mucosubstance mucotomy