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cyanosis

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noun cy·a·no·sis \ˌsī-ə-ˈnō-səs\

Medical Definition of cyanosis

plural cyanoses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  a bluish or purplish discoloration (as of skin) due to deficient oxygenation of the blood

cyanotic \-ˈnät-ik\play adjective



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