blue baby

noun

Definition of blue baby

:an infant with cyanosis usually from a congenital heart defect in which venous and arterial blood are mingled

First Known Use of blue baby

1858


BLUE BABY Defined for English Language Learners

blue baby

noun

Definition of blue baby for English Language Learners

  • : a baby that has bluish skin usually because its heart is not working correctly


Medical Dictionary

blue baby

noun

medical Definition of blue baby

:an infant with a bluish tint usually from a congenital heart defect marked by mingling of venous and arterial blood

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