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cyanosis


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cyanosis  \Cy`a*no"sis\  (s?`?-n?"s?s),  n.  [NL.  See  {Cyanic}.] 
  (Med.) 
  A  condition  in  which  from  insufficient  a[eum]ration  of  the 
  blood,  the  surface  of  the  body  becomes  blue.  See 
  {Cyanopathy}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cyanosis 
  n  :  a  bluish  discoloration  of  the  skin  and  mucous  membranes;  a 
  sign  that  oxygen  in  the  blood  is  dangerously  diminished 
  (as  in  carbon  monoxide  poisoning) 




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