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Medical Term:

Corvisart facies

Pronunciation: kor-ve-sahr'

Definition: the characteristic facies seen in cardiac insufficiency or aortic regurgitation; a swollen, purplish, cyanotic face with shiny eyes and puffy eyelids; nonspecific.

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