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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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[ˌsaɪəˈnɒtɪk] adjcianotico/a
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a. cianótico-a, rel. a la cianosis o causado por ésta.
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adj cianótico, con la piel azulada
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The patients were categorized as cyanotic or acyanotic on the basis of echocardiography and presence or absence of cyanosis.
"Deputy Kimbro took the baby's limp and cyanotic body and performed lifesaving first aid.
Isolated ventricular septal defect was highest acyanotic CHD with 44.1%, while tetralogy of Fallot was highest with 14.3% in cyanotic group.
Those who are rescued have bluish skin (cyanotic) - a sign that oxygen in the blood has been minimal.
The baby was cyanotic, floppy and had no respiratory effort.
His parents took him to the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh, where he suffered what they later learned was a cyanotic spell.
Cutaneous polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) also can present with tender nodules on the legs but these lesions usually necrose and ulcerate and may be associated with livedo racemosa, a transient or persistent, blotchy, reddish-blue to purple, netlike cyanotic pattern.
The three most common are septal defects (hole in the heart), obstruction defects (partial or total blockage of the flow of blood) and cyanotic defects, which leads to a lack of oxygen being pumped through the body.
Neonates with left heart obstruction consistently had kidneys that were greater than normal; in contrast, those with cyanotic heart disease had normal or enlarged kidneys depending on the reference population used.
Unrepaired cyanotic cardiac lesions are considered a high-risk (World Health Organization class 3) maternal condition, but pulmonary hypertension, irrespective of the cause, is a class 4 disease, and pregnancy is considered contraindicated.