Type: Term Definitions: 1. common or obsolete term for a child born cyanotic because of a congenital cardiac or pulmonary defect causing incomplete oxygenation of the blood.
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- an infant born with a bluish color
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An infant with a bluish tint. Usually from a congenital heart defect in which venous blood (looks blue as the oxygen has been extracted) and arterial blood (looks red as it is rich in oxygen) are mingled
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Blue baby: A baby who is cyanotic (blue), due usually to a heart malformation that prevents the baby's blood from being fully oxygenated. The bluish color reflects the deoxygenated state of the blood. (Oxygenated blood is red.) Sometimes the term 'blue baby' is also applied to a child who is cyanotic due to failure by the lungs to oxygenate the blo
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A baby born with various defects in the structure of the heart and major blood vessels such as tetralogy of Fallot and transposition of the great vessels. The net result is the inability to oxygenate the blood resulting in cyanosis (bluish discolouration to the skin). Immediate surgical procedures are currently available to correct these genetic ab
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an infant born with a bluish color; usually has a defective heart
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an infant born with cyanosis, a bluish color due to abnormally low concentration of oxygen in the circulating blood, usually due to one or more defect(s) of the heart or great vessels. See also congenital heart defect.
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An infant born with a bluish tint of the skin due to inadequate supply of oxygen in the blood. The condition is caused by a developmental defect, such as ab abnormal opening within the heart or transposition of the main arteries that leave the heart. The disorder allows the venous blood and arterial blood to mix, which causes deoxygenated blood t..
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blue baby, infant born with a congenital heart defect that causes a bluish coloration of the skin as a result of cyanosis (deoxygenated blood). The color is most noticeable around the lips and at the tips of the fingers and toes. The cyanotic condition occurs when a large portion of the venous blood...
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