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acrocyanosis

Pronunciation: ak′rō-sī-ă-nō′sis

Definition: A circulatory disorder in which the hands, and less commonly the feet, are persistently cold and blue; some forms are related to Raynaud phenomenon.

Synonym(s): Crocq disease, Raynaud sign

[acro- + G. kyanos, blue, + -osis, condition]

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