cyanosis

noun cy·a·no·sis \ ˌsī-ə-ˈnō-səs \

Definition of cyanosis

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

cyanotic

play \ˌsī-ə-ˈnä-tik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of cyanosis

New Latin, from Greek kyanōsis dark blue color, from kyanos


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cyanosis

noun cy·a·no·sis \ ˌsī-ə-ˈnō-səs \

medical Definition of cyanosis

plural cyanoses play \-ˌsēz\
: a bluish or purplish discoloration (as of skin) due to deficient oxygenation of the blood

cyanotic

play \-ˈnät-ik\ adjective


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