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cy·a·no·sis (s -n s s). n. A bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes resulting from inadequate oxygenation of the blood.

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'Makes you look like you've got cyanosis,' he said cheerfully, adding helpfully when he saw my blank look: 'In other words, almost completely deoxygenated.
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According to the CDC, the symptoms are "extreme headache, fever, irritability, restlessness, drowsiness, weight loss, vomiting, diarrhea, cyanosis, convulsions and coma." In rare cases, the virus causes encephalitis and death.

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Cyanosis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cyanosis is the appearance of a blue or purple coloration of the skin or mucous membranes due to the tissues near the skin surface being low on oxygen.
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Skin discoloration - bluish: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Cyanosis is a bluish color to the skin or mucus membranes that is usually due to a is low in oxygen tend to have a bluish color to their skin, called cyanosis.
cyanosis - definition of cyanosis in the Medical dictionary - by the
Cyanosis is a physical sign causing bluish discoloration of the skin and mucous membranes. Cyanosis is caused by a lack of oxygen in the blood.
Apr 2, 2009 Cyanosis is a bluish or purplish tinge to the skin and mucous membranes.

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