The visible membranes have a bluish tint (cyanotic) from interference with the air supply.
cyanotic marks were seen on the arms, abdomen, back and neck.
Profuse sweating, a falling temperature and cyanotic mucous membranes indicate the approach of a fatal termination.
The cyanotic patches in the skin gradually faded away and the body became warmer.
From this pulseless, exhausted, cold, and cyanotic condition there can be but one step to death.
After 10 minutes the patient was pulseless, without respiration, cyanotic, and cold.
His eyes were opened and somewhat exophthalmic and color was greatly suffused, cyanotic—a purplish cyanosis.
And will you explain in lay terms what cyanotic means for the record at this point?
cyanosis cy·a·no·sis (sī'ə-nō'sĭs)
A bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes resulting from inadequate oxygenation of the blood.