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cy·a·no·sis

 (sī′ə-nō′sĭs)
n.
A bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes resulting from inadequate oxygenation of the blood.

cy′a·not′ic (-nŏt′ĭk) adj.
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cyanosis

(ˌsaɪəˈnəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) pathol a bluish-purple discoloration of skin and mucous membranes usually resulting from a deficiency of oxygen in the blood
cyanotic adj
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cy•a•no•sis

(ˌsaɪ əˈnoʊ sɪs)

n.
blueness or lividness of the skin, caused by a deficiency of oxygen or defective hemoglobin in the blood.
[1825–35; < Greek kyán(os) (see cyano-1) + -osis]
cy`a•not′ic (-ˈnɒt ɪk) adj.
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cyanosis

bluish discoloration of the skin caused by lack of oxygen in the bloodstream. Also cyanopathy. — cyanotic, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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)
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
acrocyanosis, Raynaud's sign - cyanosis of the extremities; can occur when a spasm of the blood vessels is caused by exposure to cold or by strong emotion
carbon monoxide poisoning - a toxic condition that results from inhaling and absorbing carbon monoxide gas; "carbon monoxide combines with hemoglobin and displaces oxygen in the blood"
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Translations

cy·a·no·sis

n. cianosis, condición azulada o amoratada de la piel y las mucosas a causa de anomalías cardíacas o funcionales.
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cyanosis

n cianosis f
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References in periodicals archive ?
* Cardiovascular dysfunction such as persistent tachycardia (> 160 beats/min) or bradycardia (<100 beats/min), poor peripheral circulation, hypotonia or circumoral cyanosis or pallor.
Nurses intervene to reduce fever and monitor the patient for generalized vasoconstriction, circumoral cyanosis, and cold extremities.
She is developing some circumoral cyanosis. The teacher tells the nurse that she had been seated at her desk and that this started less than a minute ago.