exsanguine

[ eks-sang-gwin ]
/ ɛksˈsæŋ gwɪn /

adjective

anemic; bloodless.

Origin of exsanguine

1640–50; < Latin exsangu(is) bloodless (see ex-1, sanguine) + -ine1

Related forms

ex·san·guin·i·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for exsanguine

exsanguine

exsanguinous

/ (ɪkˈsæŋɡwɪn) /

adjective

without blood; bloodless or anaemic

Derived Forms

exsanguinity, noun

Word Origin for exsanguine

C17: from Latin exsanguis, from sanguis blood
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Medicine definitions for exsanguine

exsanguine

[ ĕks-sănggwĭn ]

adj.

Deprived of blood.
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