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Introduction: Cyanosis

Description of Cyanosis

Cyanosis: Bluish tinged skin caused by lack of oxygen in the blood.

Cyanosis: a bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes; a sign that oxygen in the blood is dangerously diminished (as in carbon monoxide poisoning).
Source: WordNet 2.1

Cyanosis: blueness of the skin caused by excessive amounts of deoxyhemoglobin in the skin vessels.
Source: Diseases Database

Cyanosis: blueness of the skin caused by excessive amounts of deoxyhemoglobin in the skin vessels.
Source: CRISP

Cyanosis: A bluish or purplish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes due to an increase in the amount of deoxygenated hemoglobin in the blood or a structural defect in the hemoglobin molecule.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Cyanosis as a Symptom

Cyanosis (symptom): Blueness or purple coloring of skin....more »

Cyanosis (symptom): Cyanosis is a severe condition indicating a lack of oxygen in the blood supply. This can arise due to various severe illnesses that ... more

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Broader terms for Cyanosis

Source - MeSH 2007

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Hierarchical classifications of Cyanosis

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WordNet 2.1

  • symptom
  • evidence,grounds
  • information
  • cognition,knowledge,noesis
  • psychological feature

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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