Cyanosis

Cyanosis is a blueness of the skin and mucous membranes due to insufficient oxygenation. It may be caused by poor circulation, or by poor oxygenation of the blood.
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Cyanosis

A blueness of the skin or mucous membrane, due to insufficient oxygenation of the blood, often found in cardiac insufficiency or occlusion of main veins.
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cyanosis

[n] - a bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes
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cyanosis

A bluish colouration of the skin caused by lack of oxygen in the blood.
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cyanosis

Bluish coloration, especially of the skin and mucous membranes and fingernail beds, caused by abnormally large amounts of reduced hemoglobin in the blood vessels as a result of deficient oxygenation.
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Cyanosis

The bluey colour one goes when low in oxygen.
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Cyanosis

a bluish discoloration of the skin, caused by low levels of oxygen in the blood
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Cyanosis

Dark blue skin colour from lack of oxygen in blood or poor circulation to the skin. Most noticeable in the fingers, lips, tip of the nose and the ears
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Cyanosis

Blue or purple discolouration of the lips and nails, due to reduced amount of oxygen in blood
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Cyanosis

dark skin from lack of oxygenated blood
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cyanosis

A blue-ish appearance of the skin and mucous membranes caused by the failure to oxygenate the blood adequately.
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Cyanosis

Blueness of skin owing to circulation of imperfectly oxygenated blood.
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Cyanosis

Cyanosis: A bluish color of the skin and the mucous membranes due to insufficient oxygen in the blood. For example, the lips may show cyanosis. Cyanosis can be evident at birth, as in a 'blue baby' who has a heart malformation that permits blood that is not fully oxygenated to enter the arterial circulation. Cyanosis can also appear at any time lat
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cyanosis

Blueish appearance of skin due to insufficient oxygenation of blood in capillaries. May be natural (response to cold) or pathological (cyanide poisoning, among other things).
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Cyanosis

Cy`a·no'sis noun [ New Latin See Cyanic .] (Medicine) A condition in which, from insufficient aëration of the blood, the surface of the body becomes blue. See Cyanopathy .
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cyanosis

<clinical sign> A bluish discolouration, applied especially to such discolouration of skin and mucous membranes due to excessive concentration of reduced haemoglobin in the blood. ... Origin: Gr. Kyanos = blue ... (21 May 1997) ...
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cyanosis

noun a bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes; a sign that oxygen in the blood is dangerously diminished (as in carbon monoxide poisoning)
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cyanosis

(si″ә-no´sis) a bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes due to excessive concentration of reduced hemoglobin in the blood. adj., cyanot´ic., adj. central cyanosis that due to arterial unsaturation, the aortic blood carrying reduced hemoglobin. ...
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Cyanosis

• (n.) A condition in which, from insufficient a/ration of the blood, the surface of the body becomes blue. See Cyanopathy.
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cyanosis

(from the article `cardiovascular disease`) ...the pulmonary blood vessels. The result is a form of heart failure partly based on an obstruction to blood flow through the pulmonary vessels, ... [3 related articles]
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cyanosis

(Gr. kyanos blue) a bluish discoloration, applied especially to such discoloration of skin and mucous membranes due to excessive concentration of reduced haemoglobin in the blood.
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cyanosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: sī′ă-nō′sis Definitions: 1. A dark bluish or purplish discoloration of the skin and mucous membrane due to deficient oxygenation of the blood, evident when reduced hemoglobin in the blood exceeds 5 g/100 mL.
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cyanosis

The bluish tinge of skin and mucous membranes seen when there is too little oxygen bound to hemoglobin in the blood. If generalized it may due to inadequate oxygen reaching the blood or failure of the blood circulation; this may be chronic or acute, the latter often needing early treatment or resusc...
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Cyanosis

A bluish or purplish coloration of the skin and mucus membranes that occurs when there is not enough oxygen in the blood. Cyanosis in the newborn could be the result of congenital heart disease, pneumonia, meconium aspiration and neonatal sepsis.
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cyanosis

cyanosis (sī"unō'sis) , bluish coloration of the skin, mucous membranes, and nailbeds, resulting from a lack of oxygenated hemoglobin in the blood. It is a symptom of many disorders, including various pulmonary and heart diseases and many congenital heart defects (see blue baby)....
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