Raynaud's syndrome

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Raynaud's syndrome n.
A circulatory disorder that affects the hands and feet, caused by insufficient blood supply to these parts and resulting in cyanosis, numbness, pain, and, in extreme cases, gangrene. Also called Raynaud's disease.

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