acrocyanosis

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acrocyanosis

(ˌækrəʊˌsaɪəˈnəʊsɪs)
n
(Medicine) cyanosis of the hands and feet due to poor circulation of the blood
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acrocyanosis - cyanosis of the extremitiesacrocyanosis - cyanosis of the extremities; can occur when a spasm of the blood vessels is caused by exposure to cold or by strong emotion
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)
Translations
акроцианоза
AcroasphyxiaAkroasphyxieAkrozyanose
akrosyanoosi
acrocyanose
acrocyanose
acrocianose

ac·ro·cy·a·no·sis

n. acrocianosis, Raynaud, enfermedad de, cianosis y frialdad en las extremidades a causa de un trastorno circulatorio asociado con tensión emocional o por exposición al frío.
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When it was finished, the queen was so delighted, that she ran with it in her lap to the king, who ordered it to be put into a cistern full of water, with me in it, by way of trial, where I could not manage my two sculls, or little oars, for want of room.
He counteracted the tendency to drowsiness and stupor which cold produces by keeping himself in constant exercise; and seeing that the vessel was advancing, and that everything depended upon himself, he set to work to scull the boat clear of the bar, and into quiet water.
Right it is," we answered; and with Harris at the sculls and I at the tiller-lines, and Montmorency, unhappy and deeply suspicious, in the prow, out we shot on to the waters which, for a fortnight, were to be our home.