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noun Pathology.
  1. cyanosis of the extremities, characterized by blueness and coldness of the fingers and toes.
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Origin of acrocyanosis

From New Latin; see origin at acro-, cyanosis
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British Dictionary definitions for acrocyanosis


  1. cyanosis of the hands and feet due to poor circulation of the blood
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acrocyanosis in Medicine


  1. A circulatory disorder in which the hands, and less commonly the feet, are persistently cold, blue, and sweaty.
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Related formsac′ro•cy′a•notic (-nŏtĭk) adj.
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