asphyxia pallida


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Related to asphyxia pallida: asphyxia livida

asphyxia pallida

[pal′ədə]
an abnormal condition in which a newborn appears pale and limp, shows signs of apnea, and suffers from bradycardia as marked by a heartbeat of 80 beats/min or less.

asphyxia pallida

An obsolete term for asphyxia in which difficulty in breathing is accompanied by weak and thready pulse, pale skin, and absence of reflexes.
See also: asphyxia