cyanosis [sī΄ə nō′sis]
pl. cyanoses [sī′ə nō′sēz΄] [ModL < Gr kyanōsis, dark-blue color: see CYANO- & -OSIS]
a bluish coloration of the skin or mucous membranes, caused by lack of oxygen or abnormal hemoglobin in the blood
cyanotic [sī΄ənät′ik]

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