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).
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
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.
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.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/EC.HTM
- a bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranesFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=cyanosis
A bluish colouration of the skin caused by lack of oxygen in the blood.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20423
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.Found on http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/iupacglossary/glossaryc.html
The bluey colour one goes when low in oxygen.
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a bluish discoloration of the skin, caused by low levels of oxygen in the blood Found on http://www.medichecks.com/glossary.cfm?ltr=C
Blue or purple discolouration of the lips and nails, due to reduced amount of oxygen in blood
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dark skin from lack of oxygenated blood
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A blue-ish appearance of the skin and mucous membranes caused by the failure to oxygenate the blood adequately.
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Blueness of skin owing to circulation of imperfectly oxygenated blood.
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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...Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=10671
[ New Latin See Cyanic
A condition in which, from insufficient aëration of the blood, the surface of the body becomes blue. See Cyanopathy
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<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) ... Found on http://www.mondofacto.com/facts/dictionary?cyanosis
a bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes; a sign that oxygen in the blood is dangerously diminished (as in carbon monoxide poisoning)Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=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. ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (n.) A condition in which, from insufficient a/ration of the blood, the surface of the body becomes blue. See Cyanopathy.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/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]Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/c/173
(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.Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio22.html
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.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=22156
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...Found on http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/C/cyanosis.html
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.Found on http://www.pregnology.com/AZ/C/11
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)....Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sci/A0814381.html
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