Cyanopathy
Cyanopathy Cy`a*nop"a*thy (-n?p"?-th?), n. [Gr. ky`anos a dark blue substance + pa`qos affection.] (Med.) A disease in which the body is colored blue in its surface, arising usually from a malformation of the heart, which causes an imperfect arterialization of the blood; blue jaundice. [1913 Webster]

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  • cyanopathy —   n. cyanosis.    ♦ cyanopathic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Blue jaundice — Jaundice Jaun dice (?; 277), n. [OE. jaunis, F. jaunisse, fr. jaune yellow, orig. jalne, fr. L. galbinus yellowish, fr. galbus yellow.] (Med.) A morbid condition, characterized by yellowness of the eyes, skin, and urine, whiteness of the f[ae]ces …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cyanosis — Cy a*no sis (s? ? n? s?s), n. [NL. See {Cyanic}.] (Med.) A condition in which, from insufficient a[eum]ration of the blood, the surface of the body becomes blue. See {Cyanopathy}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jaundice — Jaun dice (?; 277), n. [OE. jaunis, F. jaunisse, fr. jaune yellow, orig. jalne, fr. L. galbinus yellowish, fr. galbus yellow.] (Med.) A morbid condition, characterized by yellowness of the eyes, skin, and urine, whiteness of the f[ae]ces,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cyanosis — noun /ˌsaɪəˈnoʊsɪs/ A blue discolouration of the skin due to the circulation of blood low in oxygen. See Also: cyanopathy, cyanose, cyanosed, cyanotic …   Wiktionary

  • cyanosis — /saɪəˈnoʊsəs/ (say suyuh nohsuhs) noun blueness or lividness of the skin, as from imperfectly oxygenated blood. Also, cyanopathy /saɪəˈnɒpəθi/ (say suyuh nopuhthee). {New Latin, from Greek kyanōsis dark blue colour} –cyanotic /saɪəˈnɒtɪk/ (say… …   Australian English dictionary

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