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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Related to a discoloration of the skin from a lack of oxygen in the bloodstream.

Usage examples (36)
  • Whereby the excessive use of blue in the icing will render all the persons 'cyanotic' upon ingestion - perhaps permanently.
  • His sister recalled that his lips had turned blue, or cyanotic.
  • His lips were cyanotic, smeared with blood from his bitten tongue.
  • He was so blue he looked cyanotic—the color of an asphyxia victim. for more
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