[ sahy-uh-noh-sis ]
/ ˌsaɪ əˈnoʊ sɪs /
blueness or lividness of the skin, as from imperfectly oxygenated blood.
Related formscy·a·not·ic [sahy-uh-not-ik] /ˌsaɪ əˈnɒt ɪk/, adjectivehy·per·cy·a·no·sis, nounhy·per·cy·a·not·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hypercyanotic
/ (ˌsaɪəˈnəʊsɪs) /
pathol a bluish-purple discoloration of skin and mucous membranes usually resulting from a deficiency of oxygen in the blood
Derived Formscyanotic (ˌsaɪəˈnɒtɪk), adjective
Medicine definitions for hypercyanotic (1 of 2)
[ hī′pər-sī′ə-nŏt′ĭk ]
Characterized by extreme cyanosis.
Medicine definitions for hypercyanotic (2 of 2)
[ sī′ə-nō′sĭs ]
A bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes resulting from inadequate oxygenation of the blood.
Related formscy′a•not′ic (-nŏt′ĭk) adj.
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