|Raynaud's disease (ˈreɪnəʊz)|
|Often shortened to: Raynaud's a disease, mainly affecting women, in which spasms in the blood vessels of the fingers or toes restrict blood flow to the affected part, which becomes pale, numb, and sometimes painful|
|[named after Maurice Raynaud (1834--81), French physician who first described it]|
Raynaud's disease Ray·naud's disease (rā-nōz', rě-)
See Raynaud's syndrome.