cyanose tardive

[ sīə-nōz′, -nōs′ ]


Cyanosis caused by congenital heart disease in which there is an abnormal communication between systemic and pulmonary circulations; cyanosis appears only when there is a right-to-left shunt, such as that which occurs after exercise or late in the course of the disease.tardive cyanosis
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