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corvisart's facies in Medicine

Corvisart's facies

(kôr′vē-särz)
n.
  1. The characteristic appearance seen in cardiac insufficiency or aortic regurgitation, consisting of a swollen, purplish, cyanotic face with shiny eyes and puffy eyelids.
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