acrocyanoses

acrocyanosis

[ak-roh-sahy-uh-noh-sis]
noun Pathology.
cyanosis of the extremities, characterized by blueness and coldness of the fingers and toes.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin; see acro-, cyanosis

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acrocyanosis (ˌækrəʊˌsaɪəˈnəʊsɪs)
 
n
cyanosis of the hands and feet due to poor circulation of the blood

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acrocyanosis ac·ro·cy·a·no·sis (āk'rō-sī'ə-nō'sĭs)
n.
A circulatory disorder in which the hands, and less commonly the feet, are persistently cold, blue, and sweaty.


ac'ro·cy'a·not'ic (-nŏt'ĭk) adj.
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