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blue baby

n.
An infant born with cyanosis as a result of a congenital cardiac or pulmonary defect that causes inadequate oxygenation of the blood.

blue baby

n
(Pathology) a baby born with a bluish tinge to the skin because of lack of oxygen in the blood, esp caused by a congenital defect of the heart

blue′ ba`by


n.
an infant born with cyanosis resulting from a congenital heart or lung defect.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blue baby - an infant born with a bluish color; usually has a defective heart
babe, baby, infant - a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk; "the baby began to cry again"; "she held the baby in her arms"; "it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different"
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blue baby

nneonato/a cianotico/a
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