asphyxia livida

[ lĭvĭ-də ]

n.

Asphyxia in which the skin is cyanotic, but the heart is strong and the reflexes are preserved.

Nearby words

  1. aspherical,
  2. aspherical surface,
  3. aspheterism,
  4. asphodel,
  5. asphyxia,
  6. asphyxia neonatorum,
  7. asphyxiant,
  8. asphyxiate,
  9. asphyxiation,
  10. aspic


The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.