Meaning of cyanotic in English:


Pronunciation /ˌsʌɪəˈnɒtɪk/



See cyanosis

‘In children, clubbing usually occurs with cystic fibrosis or uncorrected cyanotic congenital heart disease.’
  • ‘People with congenital diseases of the heart or lungs, such as cyanotic congenital heart disease, are at high risk of infections which can then spread to the brain.’
  • ‘The listing of aortic atresia as cyanotic is arguable, according to my pediatric cardiology associates; I have never chosen to include it as such in my annual lectures to medical students, but perhaps I should reconsider.’
  • ‘The postoperative assessment includes monitoring the patient for cyanosis, impaired respiratory functions, or other signs of airway compromise and inspecting the surgical site for signs of cyanotic or ischemic tissue.’
  • ‘It is the most common cyanotic congenital heart defect.’