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

Nearby words

  1. cyanophilous,
  2. cyanophyta,
  3. cyanophyte,
  4. cyanoplatinite,
  5. cyanopsia,
  6. cyanosed,
  7. cyanosis,
  8. cyanotic,
  9. cyanotic induration,
  10. cyanotype

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