- (pathology) a bluish-purple discoloration of skin and mucous membranes usually resulting from
a deficiency of oxygen in the blood
Derived Formscyanotic (ˌsaɪəˈnɒtɪk
Example Sentences Including 'cyanosis'
And Razoxane was waiting, calm as ever; her face lit from below in ghostly cyanosis.
Eight to ten hours estimate from body temp and the degree of cyanosis , but we'll need to wait...' `... for the PM.
CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
This discoloration (called cyanosis ) is due to the right heart blood (which lacks oxygen) crossing a defect in the `wrong" direction.
BMA Family Doctor Guide - Heart Disease
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