Cyanosis in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Cyanosis

a bluish or purplish discoloration of the skin due to lack of oxygen in the blood

Examples of Cyanosis in a sentence

After spending the night in below zero weather, cyanosis kicked in and the trapped hunter began to turn blue.  🔊

Cyanosis of the body caused the sick heart patient’s body to turn purple from lack of oxygen in the blood.  🔊

Lack of oxygen in the blood can result in cyanosis or turning of the skin to blue.  🔊

Cyanosis of the skin of the smothered infant alerted paramedics who rushed his purple body to the hospital.  🔊

A blue tint to the woman’s lips caused by a lack of oxygen led doctors to question what might be causing this cyanosis in an otherwise healthy patient.  🔊

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