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acrocyanosis

[ak-roh-sahy-uh-noh-sis] /ˌæk roʊˌsaɪ əˈnoʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
cyanosis of the extremities, characterized by blueness and coldness of the fingers and toes.
Origin of acrocyanosis
< New Latin; see acro-, cyanosis
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British Dictionary definitions for acrocyanosis

acrocyanosis

/ˌækrəʊˌsaɪəˈnəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
cyanosis of the hands and feet due to poor circulation of the blood
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acrocyanosis in Medicine

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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