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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes.

Usage examples (34)
  • Leasure noted Wesley was past the point of cyanosis, which is when the body turns blue because of a lack of oxygen in the blood.
  • Blue or purple tint to lips, skin and nails (cyanosis)
  • Cheryl is right, the cyanosis is because your tissues are not oxygen rich.
  • Gregor knew then, looking at the darkening cyanosis, that their efforts were futile. for more
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